Brandeis University, Computer Science Department

Position ID:Brandeis-COSCI-ASST_ASSC [#15061]
Position Title: Tenure-line Faculty Position in Computer Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Machine Learning
Appl Deadline:2019/12/10help popup finished (2019/10/10, finished 2020/05/21, listed until 2020/04/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Brandeis University 

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor position beginning Fall 2020. Qualifications required of all applicants should include a Ph.D. before the appointed date, in Computer Science or a related discipline, a strong research record, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Particular attention will be given to candidates pursuing research in the broad area of data, discovery and decision-making including machine learning, computer vision and data visualization with cross-disciplinary applications driven by large-scale data such as bioinformatics, computational arts, digital humanities, fintech, human-computer interaction, intelligent chemistry, intelligent education, personalized Medicare, and smart materials.  This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The Department consists of a diverse group of 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, and offers programs leading to B.A./B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The Department has research strengths in computational linguistics, data mining, machine learning, networking, distributed systems, operating systems, databases, algorithms, and software design and implementation.

In addition, members of the Department collaborate closely with faculty across the university including mathematics, linguistics, biology, neuroscience, economics, physics, politics, among others. Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate throughout their application an attention to diversity and inclusion as these topics relate to teaching, research, and engagement within the academic environment. At the core of Brandeis University’s history and mission is a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, we value candidates, including those with social identities underrepresented in higher education, who can help build a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

Applicants should include a CV, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement and at least three reference letters for full consideration. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 10, 2019. Additional information about the Department is available at Qualified applicants should apply at Questions about the position can be directed to Professor James Pustejovsky at

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Further Info:
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Department of Computer Science - MS 018
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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