Boston University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position ID:BU-ECE-TTCS [#25188]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Computer Systems
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Engineering / Systems
Computer Science / Computer Systems
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/07/24, updated 2023/07/20, listed until 2024/02/26)
Position Description:    

Today is the last day you can apply for this position; no new applications will be accepted after 2024/02/26 11:59PM US Eastern Time.

The College of Engineering at Boston University has embarked on a bold new strategic plan aimed at excellence and impact along convergent and collaborative research themes. The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at Boston University (BU) anticipates multiple openings for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the area of Computer Systems. We seek candidates in operating systems, compilers, cybersecurity, or software engineering to build future cloud and edge computing systems for a smart, secure and connected society. Potential application areas include healthcare, communications, transportation, finance, and scientific computing.

Candidates with research programs that transcend the traditional boundaries of ECE may explore affiliated appointments in appropriate departments and divisions, such as Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Systems Engineering, or the newly created Faculty of Computing and Data Sciences.

BU ECE attracts exceptional undergraduate and graduate student and faculty talent at all levels. Research activity by primary faculty is approximately $26M per year. The College of Engineering is currently ranked 35th in the nation by US News and World Report, and 15th among private universities. The College is 5th in the nation in total funding from NSF among engineering schools at private universities. BU ECE faculty lead and participate in several high-profile, multidisciplinary research centers, including the Center for Information and Systems Engineering, the Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering, the Center for Systems Neuroscience, the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Science and Engineering, and the Photonics Center.

We are looking for outstanding candidates who have earned or are expected to earn a Ph.D. in the relevant search area before Fall 2024, demonstrate potential for leading an independent and vibrant funded research program in their area of expertise, can teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and can utilize their expertise to strengthen collaborative research within the department and beyond.

For more information about BU ECE, please visit: We encourage candidates to apply early.

Applications received by December 15, 2023 will be given full consideration.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice and a commitment to broadening participation of underrepresented groups in engineering. 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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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Boston University
8 St. Mary's Street, PHO 324E, Boston, MA 02215, USA