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August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Emory University

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Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Quantitative Theory and Methods
Assistant or Associate Professor – Quantitative Methodologist

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467718
Date Posted: 10/07/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor – Quantitative Methodologist
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C0 -- General
A1 -- General Economics
operations research
political science
game theory
decision theory
causal inference
inferential methods
machine learning
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Quantitative Theory and Methods (QTM) at Emory University seeks to hire three faculty members with research in one or more of the following areas: causal inference, data ethics, data science, machine learning, mathematical modeling (including but not limited to formal, computational, and game-theoretic), network analysis, natural language processing, statistics, and applications of these methods to fields such as health, the humanities, the natural sciences, public policy, and the social sciences.

We are open to the academic discipline, which could be computer science, economics, operations research, political science, statistics, or related disciplines. The positions are fully funded 9-month, tenure-track, and open with respect to rank. The teaching load is competitive.

QTM is a new and rapidly growing interdisciplinary department at Emory with faculty from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds including biology, computer science, economics, humanities, public health, operations research, political science, sociology, and statistics. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence/the promise of excellence in both research, teaching, and mentoring a diverse student body, as well as an interest in contributing to and participating in QTM’s intellectual mission. The candidate should have completed their Ph.D. by August 2022.

A complete application will consist of a cover letter, a research statement, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit (along with other materials) a brief statement that reflects upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Review begins October 30, 2021. Applications received by November 30, 2021 will receive full consideration.

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Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. The Department of Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory College, and Emory University are all strongly committed to recruiting female and minority candidates. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/30/2021