2020-2021 Faculty Hiring

Tenure-track hiring

The Department of Computer Science regularly invites applications for tenure-track assistant professorships. Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or 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 31 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. 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.

Applications are usually opened in late September. Please check back then for more information!

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 Sciences 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.