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Georgetown University

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McCourt School of Public Policy
Assistant Professor in Computational Social Science

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470178
Date Posted: 09/30/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: 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
H -- Public Economics
Computational Social Science
public policy
assistant professor
Salary Range: Negotiable
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.

Candidates are expected have the following:

· strong interests in public policy, ideally indicating interests or participation in public policy administration, design, implementation, evaluation, and/or how governments use computational social science methods in public policy;
· expertise in computational social science methods such as machine learning, text as data, spatial data, computation using large-scale data, network analysis, data visualization;
· have completed a Ph.D. in economics, public policy, political science, sociology, statistics, information science, computer science or a related field by August 1, 2023.

The person hired in this search will be expected to do research at the intersection of data science and public policy and teach courses in Python and/or R for McCourt’s Data Science for Public Policy (DSPP) program. The DSPP program is a two-year MS degree program that trains students to use modern computing power to understand important issues in public policy. DSPP courses include topics such as programming, linear algebra, machine learning, probability and statistics, data visualization, databases, and data infrastructure.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/01/2022