Assistant Professor – Chancellor’s Joint Initiative: Data Science and Public Policy (HDSI/GPS)
University of California San Diego
Position title: Assistant Professor of Data Science and Public Policy Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $120,000-$136,000. The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following tables for the salary scales for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t3.pdf The base salary range, from the salary tables, for this position is 74,600-$124,300. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. Additional UCSD salary information can be found here: https://aps.ucsd.edu/compensation/apo-salary.html Application Window
Open date: October 17, 2023
Next review date: Sunday, Nov 19, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Sep 30, 2024 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.
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 security policy.
This position involves teaching university students. 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)
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
- Statement of Research
- Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
- Statement of Teaching
- Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
- Misc / Additional (Optional)
- COVID-19 Impact Statement – We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
- 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03810
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