Open rank Tenure-Track Positions
The Computer Science Department of Boston College is in an exciting period of growth and seeks to fill up to three open rank tenure-track positions beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year. Successful candidates for these positions will be expected to develop strong research programs that can attract external funding, in an environment that also values high-quality undergraduate teaching. The strategic plan for Computer Science at Boston College includes launching a Ph.D. program in the next few years, and these new tenure-track hires will be encouraged to play an important role in the development of that program.
We invite applications from faculty working in all areas of Computer Science, with a particular interest in the following three areas: (i) Theoretical Computer Science/Mathematical Foundations; (ii) Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and/or Data Science and Visualization; and (iii) Computer Systems.
Inquiries about this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Emily Prud'hommeaux (email@example.com). Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
A Ph.D in Computer Science or a closely related discipline is required. Our review of applications will begin on November 10th, 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, and teaching and research statements, and should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be uploaded directly to Interfolio.
Assistant Professor of the Practice
The Computer Science Department at Boston College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of the Practice, with a joint appointment in Messina College, a two-year college division of Boston College that will offer an associate’s degree program. The hire will support course offerings in the Computer Science Department of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences and in the Applied Data Science major at Messina College. The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse and first-generation students and/or the ability to demonstrate broad teaching excellence.
This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position with a three-year renewable contract, to begin in advance of the 2024 fall semester. The teaching load is 5 semester courses per year. Applicants should have the ability to teach introductory level computer science courses (program design, data structures, databases, and data visualization). This hire will integrate principles of responsible data science, data science ethics, and social impacts of data science into these courses. All applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate education. They should be able to teach a broad variety of undergraduate computer science courses, and to participate in the development of new courses that reflect the evolving landscape of the discipline.
Requirements include a Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
A completed application should contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement and at least three letters of recommendation. Applicants should upload their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching experience to Interfolio. http://apply.interfolio.com/131424
Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Interfolio by the individual letter writers. Our review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.
John R. and Pamela Egan Chair of Computer Science
The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications for a senior scholar to serve as the John R. and Pamela Egan Chair of Computer Science. We are seeking a scholar whose area of expertise is in Computer Science broadly understood. Applicants should present a distinguished record of publication and teaching experience in areas related to Computer Science. The appointment will be a tenured position at the rank of Full Professor in the Computer Science Department, with a preferred start in advance of the Fall 2024 semester.
The Computer Science Department of Boston College is in an exciting period of growth. The strategic plan for Computer Science at Boston College includes launching a Ph.D. program in the next few years, and the Egan Chair will play an important role in the development of that program. The department currently has strengths in Theory and Artificial Intelligence, and the preference is for candidates whose research could complement one or both of these areas.
Inquiries about this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. George Mohler (firstname.lastname@example.org). Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education.
A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline is expected. A distinguished record of publication and teaching experience in areas related to computer science, commensurate with the rank of Full Professor. Our review of applications will begin on November 10th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, teaching and research statements, and provide the names and contact information for three references. To apply go to: http://apply.interfolio.com/131550
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Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all its employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19. Information about the University and our department is available at bc.edu and cs.bc.edu.
Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.