2019-2020 Faculty Hiring

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor positions

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professorships beginning July 1, 2020. 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. Particular attention will be given to candidates pursuing research in data-centric computing, machine learning, robotics, human-computer interaction, graphics, or other areas of strategic growth.

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.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue on a rolling basis. Additional information about the Department is available at http://www.bu.edu/cs. Qualified applicants should apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14654.

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.

Associate Professor of the Practice

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for an Associate Professor of the Practice position beginning July 1, 2020. 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 at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Particular attention will be given to candidates with interests in foundations of algorithms and systems, and application areas including data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, databases, and distributed programming.

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.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 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/14829.

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. 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.

Available positions in collaborating departments

Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics

The Boston University Linguistics Department seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computational Linguistics (for primary appointment in Linguistics, secondary appointment in or affiliation with Computer Science), beginning July 1, 2020; to conduct research, teach courses in Computational Linguistics at introductory and advanced levels and in related areas (Linguistics, Computer Science), and advise at graduate and undergraduate levels. Should have excellent programming skills and experience in computational linguistic research. Experience in application of computational methods to field linguistics or analysis of understudied languages would be a plus. Requirements include PhD in Linguistics (preferred) or Computer Science in hand by start date, with strong background in both fields, and demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and research. For further information: http://ling.bu.edu/ and http://www.bu.edu/cs/.

Application should be uploaded as individual PDF files through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14064. Include 2-page cover letter plus separate statements about research, teaching, and diversity (describing past experience with and/or future plans for contributing to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service), of not more than 2 pages each. Please also upload a CV, documentation of success in teaching (e.g., complete sets of teaching evaluations), and three selected publications. Three reference letters are to be uploaded by recommenders. For full consideration, applications should be complete by October 20, 2019.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition of inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a PhD to a woman (1877) and that Martin Luther King Jr. received his PhD here (1955). The Linguistics Program is committed to the College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (https://www.bu.edu/cas/about/diversity-inclusion/) for building a diverse, inclusive, and accessible environment for all. Applications from women, minorities, and candidates from other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor, we are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students, including those from underrepresented groups, in the study of language and are particularly interested in scholars who can contribute to the diversity and inclusiveness of the academic community, at BU and beyond, through their research, teaching, and service.

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.