JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021
Claremont Graduate University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Claremont, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: K0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Computation Justice Lab and the Department of Economics Sciences at Claremont Graduate University invites applications for a two or three-year post-doctoral fellowship. CGU is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which is composed of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, and two graduate institutions.
The Computational Justice Lab (CJL) is housed within the School of Social Sciences, Policy & Evaluation and strives to integrate computer and social sciences for the purpose of examining issues relating to civil, criminal, and social justice. The lab integrates faculty members from across the Claremont Colleges as well as researchers from top-tier research universities throughout the world to engage in research that addresses pressing issues and fill important data gaps relating to justice issues.
The ideal candidate will be encouraged to continue their established independent research agenda while also engaging in new collaborative research projects with faculty members from the Computational Justice Lab, i.e. Dr. Greg DeAngelo, Dr. Melissa Rogers, Dr. Matthew Ross, and Dr. CarlyWill Sloan. Post-doctoral fellows will work most closely with Dr. Ross and Dr. Sloan. Collaborations with Dr. Ross and Dr. Sloan could take the form of projects related (but not limited) to issues of developing new empirical tests of police discrimination, understanding role of police officer training and experience in patterns of adverse treatment (Dr. Ross) and the role of race in police officer and prosecutor decision making (Dr. Sloan). The post-doctoral fellow will also benefit from engagement and mentorship from scholars directly affiliated with the Computational Justice Lab as well as those affiliated with other Claremont Colleges.
Applicants should submit a letter discussing their interest in the position and how they could contribute to The Computation Justice Lab and the Department of Economics Sciences at CGU, a CV, job market paper, research statement, and references to DPESearch@ . Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Matthew B. Ross at or Dr. CarlyWill Sloan at
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