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Quantitative Methods & Applied Data Science Adjunct Professor
The MS in Social Policy Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) seeks experienced adjunct instructors for one (or more) of the following courses, offered in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Fall courses run from August 30, 2022 until December 22, 2022; spring courses run from January 11, 2023 until May 9, 2023.
- MSSP 6070: Practical Data Science Required expertise: Python
- MSSP 6080: Practical Machine Learning Required expertise: Python
- MSSP 6290: Research & Evaluation Design
- MSSP 7300: Community Mapping Required expertise: ArcGIS
- MSSP 6300: Quantitative Reasoning Required expertise: R
- MSSP 8970: Applied Linear Modeling Required expertise: R
- MSSP 6680: Economics for Social Policy
Instructors should be available to teach the courses in-person and available to teach morning, afternoon, and/or evening classes. Pay is competitive.
An advanced degree is required, preferably in a relevant social science and policy field with an emphasis on data science and statistical methods. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations for two to three courses from prior teaching, and the names and contact information for three references. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No letters of recommendation are required at this time. Please e-mail application materials in one PDF file titled with your name to Dr. Ezekiel Dixon-Román (firstname.lastname@example.org) and put “MSSP Instructor Application” in the e-mail subject. Application review will begin May 30, 2022.
The Joanne and Raymond Welsh Chair of Child Welfare and Family Violence
The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) invites applications for the Joanne and Raymond Welsh Chair of Child Welfare and Family Violence, a tenured, full-professor appointment to begin July 1, 2023.
SP2 seeks a visionary researcher and educator who will advance the core values of social innovation, impact, and justice, central to the mission of the School and the University. The faculty selected as the Welsh Chair will have a distinguished portfolio of research and teaching, and leadership. The ideal candidate would have:
- A record of significant scholarly accomplishments with national and international recognition within the broad arena of child and family welfare and wellbeing.
- A career history of excellence in teaching, mentorship, and service appropriate to an appointment at the rank of full professor.
- A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their scholarship, teaching, and service.
The successful candidate will join the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research as a faculty director, and work collaboratively to advance its mission. The candidate will be expected to teach in SP2’s master’s and doctoral programs, as well as to provide leadership in promoting research collaboration with faculty within the School, the University, and with relevant agencies and institutions locally, nationally, and internationally.
- PhD in Social Work or a related field
- Academic accomplishments appropriate for tenured appointment at the rank of full professor at the University of Pennsylvania
- Established program of path-breaking research with a progressive track record of external (ideally federal) funding
- A strong record of successful management and leadership of funded research projects
Please submit the following materials through our online application system at http://apply.interfolio.com/110926.
- Cover letter
- Research statement that includes current activities and future plans
- Teaching statement that includes identification of SP2 courses of interest
- DEI statement
- Three samples of scholarly writing
- Contact information for three references
Formal review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Yoosun Park (email@example.com) for further information.
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