Boston University, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:BU-CompSci-ASTP [#23031]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2022/12/02 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/29, finished 2023/06/03, listed until 2023/04/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Computer Science at Boston University invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professorships beginning July 1, 2023. Strong applicants in all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline, a strong research record, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


The Department consists of a diverse group of 33 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, and offers programs leading to B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The Department has research strengths in data mining, databases, graphics, image and video computing, machine learning, natural language processing, networking, distributed systems, operating systems, software design and implementation, real-time systems, security and cryptography, and theory of computation and algorithms. In addition, members of the Department collaborate closely with faculty across the university including mathematics and statistics, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, biology, earth and environment, economics, law, medicine, among others. The Department is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment, and it encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. All candidates are encouraged to demonstrate throughout their application their attention to diversity and inclusion as these topics relate to teaching, research, and engagement within the academic environment.


Please submit the following items: cover letter; curriculum vitae; research statement; teaching statement; up to three sample publications; and three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site. Complete applications, with three reference letters, must be received by December 2, 2022, to guarantee full consideration; however, the review of applications will continue on a rolling basis until April 14, 2023. Additional information about the Department is available at Qualified applicants should apply at Applicants working on foundational, methodological, or use-inspired AI research are encouraged to apply to the BU AI cluster hiring initiative faculty searches at


Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community ( 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 Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness. The College of Arts and Science includes diversity as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of Computer Science by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond ( 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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665 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215