Data Science Initiative, Boston University

Position Title: Open Professorial Ranks
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2015/02/18, listed until 2017/05/24)
Position Description:    

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

Boston University (BU) is embarking on a 3-year plan to further its strength in core data-science fields. Through an ambitious Provost hiring initiative, BU seeks to attract outstanding scholars with a proven record of achievements and demonstrated potential to lead and sustain an ambitious research program in data science. Applications for consideration under this initiative will be accepted until all positions are filled. Successful candidates will be appointed as tenured or tenure-track faculty in the CS, ECE, or Math & Stats departments, and as Fellows of BU’s Hariri Institute for Computing (, a hub for high-impact interdisciplinary computational and data-driven research, empowering them to shape BU’s vision for research and education in this strategically important area.

Founded in 1839, BU is an internationally recognized institution of higher education. With more than 33,000 students in 16 schools and colleges, it is the 4th-largest independent university in the US. In 2012, BU joined the AAU, a consortium of 62 leading research universities in the US and Canada.

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

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
The Office of the Provost
Boston University
1 Silber Way, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02215

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