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U. of California, Santa Cruz: Assistant Professor in Economic and Information Networks


We seek outstanding candidates who do empirical and/or analytical fundamental research in information economics, network science, computational advertising or marketing analytics, mechanism design, or computational/algorithmic economics.



U. of California, Santa Cruz At: U. of California, Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Web: www.ucsc.edu


The Baskin School of Engineering (BSoE) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure track position in the Technology Management Department at the Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding candidates who do empirical and/or analytical fundamental research in information economics, network science, computational advertising or marketing analytics, mechanism design, or computational/algorithmic economics. Technology Management is one of seven departments hosted in the Baskin School of Engineering and is currently undergoing an exciting growth phase in our focus areas of Management, Data Science, and the Economics of Information and/or Technology.

Relevant disciplines for this position include Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Management, Statistics (particularly temporal, streaming, massive data, and causal modeling), Social Sciences (causal and longitudinal modeling), or other relevant interdisciplinary programs.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program with evidence of a developed research trajectory, teach courses that contribute to the Technology Management Department undergraduate and graduate degree programs, mentor and advise students at the graduate and undergraduate level individually and in the classroom, and undertake service obligations for the department and campus consistent with a ladder-rank faculty member. Applicants are expected to develop externally funded research programs. The candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and/or service.

RANK: Assistant Professor
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
A Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in relevant field listed above, expected to be conferred by June 30, 2016; demonstrated record of research and teaching in higher education.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong training in empirical and/or analytical research methods; research with applications in computational advertising and marketing analytics, auctions, crowd-sourcing, gaming, information aggregation, machine learning and statistics in markets, market interfaces, mechanism design, market makers, monetization, preference elicitation, scoring rules, or social media.

POSITION AVAILABLE:
July 1, 2016, with academic year beginning September 2016. Ph.D. must be conferred by June 30, 2017 for employment beyond this date.

TO APPLY:
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include:
1) letter of application;
2) curriculum vitae;
3) research statement;
4) teaching statement;
5) 1-3 publications;
6) 3-5 confidential letters of reference*.

Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

_Contact_:


Apply at: http://apptrkr.com/692158

Refer to Position #JPF00321-16 in all correspondence

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2016. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2016.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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