The Harris School of Public Policy invites applications for a full-time lecturer to expand its course offerings in data science, data visualization, programming, and civic technology for the 2018-2019 academic year. The position will be a two-year, renewable appointment. The Lecturer will teach four to six courses per academic year.
Specific course offerings can be tailored to the strengths of well-qualified applicants, with the possibility for highly-specialized electives. Possible courses include: Introduction to Programming, Data Visualization for Policy Analysis, Big Data and Policy Research, Civic Technology, and/or Data Privacy and Ethics in Governance. Applicants will be evaluated on their expertise in using data and technology for social impact, as well as their teaching/instruction experience.
Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website: https://tinyurl.com/yay43laz. Applicants are required to upload the following materials: 1) resume; 2) statement of interest and teaching experience; 3) contact information for three references. Qualified candidates will hold a Masters degree and have relevant field experience, or hold a PhD in a related field. Review of applications will begin on July 1st and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 03752
About University Of Chicago, Harris School
As one of six professional schools at the University of Chicago, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy is part of a world-class intellectual community that continues the University's tradition of scholarship intended to address real-world problems.
Established in 1988, Chicago Harris emerged from an interdepartmental Committee on Public Policy Studies. Influential founding supporters include educational sociologist James Coleman, urban sociologist William Julius Wilson, and the 2000 Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman. Notable supporters also include President Barack Obama (former advisory board member) and White House adviser Valerie Jarrett (former Mentor Program participant).
From its inception, Chicago Harris has sought to enhance the University's role in shaping and understanding public life by conducting policy-relevant research and preparing talented individuals to become leaders and agents of social change.
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