Requisition ID: 16107
Tenure-Track/Tenured Professors of Computer Science - Data Science
The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue
University invites applications for tenure-track or tenured positions in the
broad area of data science. The appointments would start in August 2022 or a
future date subject to negotiation. Early career candidates with exceptional
qualifications may be considered for a term-limited early career endowed
We are interested in all standard aspects of data science relevant to computer
• Systems research into data-science computing platforms
• Theory and data science
• Computational science and engineering, scientific computing, and scientific
• Numerical optimization and numerical methods for data science
• High performance computing for data science
• Topological and geometric aspects of data analysis
• Software engineering for data science
Appointments are expected to be at the level of Assistant or Associate
Professor. The positions are part of a continuing expansion in a large-scale
hiring effort across key strategic areas in the College of Science. Please
also see the Computer Science positions posted separately, as data science
candidates may also be appropriate for those positions. There are additional
posted positions in data science at Purdue in both the Mathematics and
Statistics departments. Candidates are encouraged to apply for all that are
relevant. Joint appointments with other departments are possible based on
candidate and departmental interests.
Qualifications and Expectations
Applicants must hold a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline, have
demonstrated excellence in research, and have a strong commitment to teaching.
We particularly encourage candidates who demonstrate the potential for
collaboration across multiple disciplines.
Successful candidates will be expected to conduct research in their fields of
expertise, teach courses in computer science, and participate in department
and university activities.
The Department and College
The Department of Computer Science offers a stimulating academic environment
with active research programs in most areas of computer science. The
department offers undergraduate programs in Computer Science and Data Science,
and graduate MS and PhD programs, including a Professional MS in Information
Security. For more information, see https: // www. cs.purdue.edu.
Computer Science is part of the College of Science, which comprises the
computing, physical, and life sciences at Purdue. It is the second-largest
college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6,000 students.
Opportunities for collaboration exist across mathematics, probability,
statistics, and the physical and life sciences. Purdue itself is one of the
nation's leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000
students primarily focused on STEM subjects.
Applications need to be submitted to this site and need to include (1) a
complete curriculum vitae, (2) a statement of research, (3) a statement of
teaching, 4) at least three names of reference, and (5) a Diversity and
Inclusion Statement. Purdue University's Department of Computer Science is
committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including
discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one
of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating
their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals
to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Within two business days of your submission, you will receive an email from
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follow the instructions in the email to submit your references. You MUST
complete this step in order to move forward in the process.
A background check will be required for employment in this position. Review of
applications and interviews will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue
until positions are filled. Inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer fully committed to achieving a
diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals
with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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