Assistant Professor - Data Science and Public Policy
University of California San Diego
Open date: October 19, 2022
Next review date: Sunday, Nov 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific
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Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but
those received after the review date will only be considered if the
position has not yet been filled.
The University of California, San Diego invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position in Data Science and Public Policy
(primary appointment at the Halicioglu Data Science Institute with
joint appointment in the School of Global Policy and Strategy). The
appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level, and we
welcome applications from advanced assistant professors.
Economics, Political Science, and Public Policy are all seeing
rapid advancement in the ability to understand human behavior in
new ways through the use of data. We seek faculty applicants who
are experts in data science, economics, political science, or
public policy. Faculty candidates should demonstrate interest and
contributions in both: (1) an aspect of data science vital to the
design or implementation of public policy, including machine
learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing,
network analysis, data privacy and security, or algorithmic
fairness; and (2) a policy domain of long-term priority, including
public health, public infrastructure (e.g., transportation,
housing, smart cities), movement and settlement of peoples (e.g.,
migration, refugees, border issues), fairness and discrimination
(e.g., in employment, housing, or criminal justice), international
trade and finance, climate and energy policy, or defense and
The successful appointee will be expected to teach graduate and
undergraduate students at HDSI and GPS, with teaching load for each
unit commensurate with the appointment. Candidates are expected to
establish a vigorous program of high-quality research that focuses
on innovations in Data Science and Public Policy.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
PhD or Advancement to Candidacy in Data Science, Computer Science,
Political Science, Economics, Public Policy, or related discipline,
at time of application.
We seek applicants with an outstanding track record of research
accomplishments, excellence in teaching, service, and a commitment
to support diversity, equity and inclusion at the university.
o Cover Letter
o Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
o Statement of Research
o Statement of Teaching
o Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should
summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See
site for more information.
o Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
o Misc / Additional (Optional)
o 3-5 letters of reference required
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