Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University

Position ID:BU-ECE-ASTPROF [#8091]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (Data Science, Machine Learning, Optimization)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Data Science / Machine Learning, Large Scale Optimization, Computational Biology, Computational Medicine, Computational Neuroscience, Computational Social Science, Signal Processing
Appl Deadline:2016/12/31 filled (posted 2016/09/26, listed until 2017/03/26)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

This posting is for an Assistant Professor position, with focus on: Data Science, Machine Learning, Optimization.

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at Boston University (BU) anticipates openings for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. Priorities are in: a) the general area of data science, machine learning, and large scale optimization with impact in applications such as computational biology, computational medicine, computational neuroscience, or computational social science and b) the general areas of integrated sensor or actuator systems or flexible electronics with impact in applications such as biomedicine, neuroscience, prosthetics, wearable technology, autonomous vehicles, or Internet of Things. Secondary appointments in appropriate departments, such as Biomedical Engineering, are likely for candidates with suitable interests and experience. Candidates with research programs that transcend the traditional boundaries of ECE are strongly encouraged to apply, and explore potential collaborations with BU’s multidisciplinary centers such as the Center for Integrated Life Science and Engineering, the Center for Systems Neuroscience, and the Center for Information and Systems Engineering. 

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a PhD to a woman and that Martin Luther King Jr. received his PhD here. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of engineering by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond. 

Qualified candidates must possess a relevant, earned PhD, be able to teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels, must develop a funded research program in their area of expertise, and be eager to utilize their expertise to strengthen an ambitious program of departmental enhancement. 

Beyond its research and academic activities, BU has a lively, urban campus situated along the banks of the Charles River in Boston’s historic Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood. The campus and surrounding areas offer limitless opportunities for recreational activities, from world-class art and performances, to sporting events and fine dining. 

Please visit http://www.bu.edu/ece/facultysearch for instructions on how to apply. Application deadline is December 31, 2016. The review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
http://www.bu.edu/ece/
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Boston, MA 02215

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