McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

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Position ID:Georgetown-McCourt-POSTDOC17 [#9062]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Massive Data Institute
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Social Sciences
Public Policy / Public Policy
Big Data Analytics
Various Disciplines & Fields
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/04/04, listed until 2017/06/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The McCourt School of Public Policy seeks postdoctoral fellows with research interests at the intersection of public policy and big data to help build and be a part of the new Massive Data Institute. Applicants can hold a Ph.D. in any discipline but must conduct policy-relevant research that involves large data sets.

The position will include research and teaching as well as some administrative duties in support of the Massive Data Institute. Fellows are expected to engage in their own research,look for opportunities to collaborate with affiliated faculty, to be active participants in the Massive Data Seminar Series, and to give at least one seminar presentation based on their work while a fellow. Fellows will also teach one course on a big data topic during the spring semester and are expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the McCourt School and the Massive Data Institute by interacting with students and faculty.

The Massive Data Institute is an interdisciplinary center focusing on key public policy and analytic issues involving high-dimensional data. It is the expectation that the postdoctoral fellows will assist in building relationships across disciplines and departments within the University. Further, the Massive Data Institute has budding partnerships with numerous external agencies and the fellows will be involved in conversations and interactions with potential partners. Some travel may be required.

Fellowships will be for one academic year (August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018), with the possibility of renewal. Fellows will receive a stipend of $65,000, plus health insurance coverage, and will be provided with office space.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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