The College of Computer and Information Science and the Department of Mathematics, in the College of Science, at Northeastern University invite applications for an open tenure-track/tenured faculty position at all levels, in Mathematics and Data Science, beginning in Fall 2019. Northeastern University seeks to build excellence in the area of Mathematics of Data in the Life Sciences. The rationale is to expand the University's existing strength in related areas of the College of Science, and the College of Computer and Information Science, and address the rapidly growing need for the development of new mathematical techniques to process the immense trove of scientific data which have become available in the Life Sciences. Appointments will be based on exceptional research contributions at the interface between Mathematics and Computer Science combined with a strong commitment and demonstrated success in teaching. Outstanding candidates from all areas in Computer and Data Science, Probability and Statistics, Topological Data Analysis, and Discrete and Computational Mathematics will be considered.
A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related field to one of the above-listed areas of expertise by the start date is required. Successful candidates are expected to have or to develop an independently funded research program of international caliber and demonstrated evidence of excellent teaching in undergraduate and graduate courses. Qualified candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.
Northeastern University is home to 35,000 full- and part-time degree students and to the nation's premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation's top research universities. The College of Computer and Information Science and the College of Science have been major participants in this initiative and will continue their efforts this year, with additional interdisciplinary searches ongoing in related areas. For more information about the College of Computer and Information Science, please visit http://www.ccis.northeastern.edu, and for the College of Science, please visit http://www.northeastern.edu/cos/. The College of Science is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia. Additional information and instructions for submitting application materials may be found at the following web site: https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/search. Candidate materials include a cv, cover letter, teaching statement, research statement, up to three publications, a statement on diversity and inclusion (added to the link for ‘other’), and the names and contact information for three references. Screening of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed. Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. 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 the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
Requisition Number: FTFR001174
Internal Number: 57555
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs, our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.