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Georgetown University

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McCourt School of Public Policy
Tenure-Line Assistant Professor in Computational Social Science

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467269
Date Posted: 09/02/2021
Date Inactive: 12/01/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Line Assistant Professor in Computational Social Science
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
H0 -- General
I0 -- General
Computational Social Science
Political Methodology
Public Policy
Salary Range: Competitive

Status Update: No longer accepting applications
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-line assistant professor in Computational Social Science. Large scale data and increasing computing power, coupled with rapid advances in data science tools create massive opportunities and challenges in the field of public policy.

We are seeking someone who will have skills and demonstrated research expertise in data science areas such as machine learning, text as data, spatial data, computation using large-scale data, networks and other topics on computational social science. We are open to the academic discipline, which could be computer science, economics, political science, public policy, statistics or a related field. We expect the applicant to have a Ph.D. by the time they start.

The person hired in this search will be expected to do research at the intersection of data science and public policy. The successful candidate's teaching will include courses for the Data Science for Public Policy program, a two-year MS degree program that trains students to use modern computing power to understand important issues in public policy.

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