JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

University of California, Berkeley

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School of Information
Postdoctoral Scholar in Data Science - Field Experiments and Causal Inference

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457692
Date Posted: 03/22/2017
Date Inactive: 07/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar in Data Science - Field Experiments and Causal Inference
Section: US: Other Academic (Part-time or Adjunct)
Location: Berkeley, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley welcomes applications for multiple postdoctoral scholars to be an integral part of our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program (

We particularly seek a postdoctoral scholar with teaching and/or research experience in field experiments, causal inference, and applied econometrics. We wish to find a scholar who will continue to conduct empirical research using experiments, and will teach sections of our online course on this topic.

We particularly seek candidates for a start date this summer, to prepare for teaching in advance of the start of the Fall semester beginning August 30, 2017. Other start dates for Spring/Summer terms are available.

Full details on this position:

Other postdoc positions are available for candidates with experience in the following core areas:
Storing and retrieving data
Data visualization
Machine learning
Privacy, security, and ethics of data
large scale data mining and analysis
Research design and data analysis
Applied statistics
Natural language processing
Deep learning

How to apply
To apply, please submit all required materials electronically to:


Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Reference instructions are in application at provided External Application URL.