Boston University, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:BU-CompSci-POP [#26809]
Position Title: Professor of the Practice
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2024/01/02 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/07, listed until 2024/06/07)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a Professor of the Practice position at either Associate or Full ranks, beginning July 1, 2024. Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, a strong professional record and industry experience, and a commitment to teaching. Particular attention will be given to candidates with interests in software engineering, applied algorithms, and cloud / distributed computing. 
 
The Department consists of a diverse group of 36 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 especially 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.  
 
Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2024 and continue on a rolling basis. Additional information of the Department is available at http://www.bu.edu/cs. Qualified applicants should apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/26809.
 
Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community (https://www.bu.edu/info/about/diversity/). 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 (https://www.bu.edu/cs/people/diversity/). 
 
BU conducts a background check on all final candidates for certain faculty and staff positions. The background check includes contacting the final candidate’s current and previous employer(s) to ask whether, in the last seven years, there has been a substantiated finding of misconduct violating that employer’s applicable sexual misconduct policies. To implement this process, the University requires a final candidate to complete and sign the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” after execution of an offer letter. 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
https://www.bu.edu/cs/
email address
617-353-8919
 
665 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215