Job Summary: The Social Science Data Analytic initiative at Michigan State University is seeking to hire a tenure system Assistant Professor or Associate Professor who has experience applying data analytics to social science problems. The subject area and tenure home for the position is open. The successful applicant could specialize in Economics, Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Psychology or other related disciplines. We seek diverse, talented individuals who are using new technologies and large-scale data in creative ways to foster knowledge about the social world. Experience in applying Bayesian methodologies, statistical learning, geospatial prediction, text analytics, causal inference, network analysis, or data visualization are particularly valued. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities and individuals from other underrepresented groups that can diversify the impact of data analytics across the university mission.Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. MSU is also pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/.
Minimum Requirements: A doctorate's degree is required. A successful candidate will be expected to have a well-defined research agenda including a strategy for external funding. Senior candidates nee3d to demonstrate a record of externally funded research projects as well as a strategy for future funding.
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