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Oct 29 2019

Faculty Assistant Professor, Policy Analysis and Management

Cornell University Ithaca, New York, United States

The Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University seeks an applied microeconomist working at the intersection of Data Science methodology and policy-relevant research. This tenure-track (new or advanced) Assistant Professor position will have responsibilities of 50% research and 50% teaching and advising. The ideal candidate will have contemporary Data Science methods as an integral part of their research portfolio, including either use or development of cutting edge methods. Their research will be motivated by substantive, policy-relevant economics questions. We view the “Data Science” umbrella as broad, including, e.g.: machine learning, text analysis, innovative methods for working with administrative and archival data, and data scraping or other novel data collection methods. We anticipate teaching opportunities in Data Science methods at the undergraduate, Masters, and PhD level.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must include: (a) letter of application; (b) curriculum vita; (c) examples of written work; (d) teaching statement, (e) three letters of recommendation and (f) a statement of your contribution to diversity. For further information, see: https://www.human.cornell.edu/about/administration/hr/statement. These materials must be submitted online via Academic Jobs Online, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15196. For questions, please contact Doug Miller (dlm336@cornell.edu) chair of the search committee.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics, public policy, or other appropriate field is required.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY Cornell’s far-flung global presence includes the medical college’s campuses in Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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