Philosophy, Politics and Economics Full-time Lecturer in Applied Mathematics or Economics
Position Description: The Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the position of a full-time Lecturer, beginning Fall 2018. The appointment will be for an initial year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon satisfactory performance review and approval by the Dean. PPE seeks a candidate to teach two advanced interdisciplinary courses and two small research seminars for a total load of two courses each semester. These courses will be taught to juniors and seniors in the major providing an interdisciplinary experience in a small classroom setting. We are seeking candidates with teaching expertise in big data analysis, evolutionary social models as well as a research background in agent based modeling or applied math and research interests in social norms. You can find out more about Pennas PPE program on our website: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/ppe/. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field by the start date. Candidates are to apply at: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1319 The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program is strongly committed to Pennas Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html.) The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Please submit: a cover letter, CV, evidence of quality teaching, including two syllabi for advanced interdisciplinary courses, and contact information for a minimum of two individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the recommenders with instructions on how to submit their letters.
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