Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy

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Position ID:Georgetown-McCourt-DSPPROF [#9415]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Data Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Various Disciplines & Fields
Political Science
Big Data Analytics / Computer Science (more...)
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/07/24, finished 2019/08/25)
Position Description:    

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

The McCourt School of Public Policy and the Data Analytics Program of the Graduate School of Georgetown University invite applications for a tenure track assistant professor in the field of data analytics.

A successful candidate will have research and teaching focused on applying modern data analytic skills to find solutions to important public policy problems. The successful applicant will have skills in statistical inference, R, Python, and modern data analytics techniques such as machine learning, cloud computing, distributed computing, network analysis, and text analysis. A Ph.D. in political science, policy, statistics, computer science, economics, or related fields is expected by the appointment date.

Georgetown established the McCourt School in 2013 with a generous naming gift from Frank McCourt that allows for faculty expansion, a Massive Data Institute, and a new Institute of Politics and Public Service. The Data Analytics Program has been offering a Master of Science in Analytics degree since 2015. The Analytics program provides students with a rigorous training in computational, mathematical, and statistical methods.

Applications can be submitted via The position is pending final Board approval, which we expect soon. The committee will begin considering applications on September 1 and will continue to do so until the position is filled.

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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
McCourt School of Public Policy
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057

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