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Associate Professor of the Practice

Boston University
Boston, MA
Closing date
Oct 31, 2021

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Associate Professor of the Practice

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for an Associate Professor of the Practice position beginning July 1, 2022. Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline, a strong professional record and industry experience, and a commitment to teaching. Particular attention will be given to candidates with interests in application areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning.

The Department consists of a diverse group of 32 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. The Department is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment, and it encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities. All 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, 2021 and continue on a rolling basis. Additional information about the Department is available at Qualified applicants should apply at

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

Cover letter

Curriculum Vitae

Statement on relevant research and/or industry projects

Teaching statement

Up to three sample publications

Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site)

Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community ( 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.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Computer Science - Associate Professor, Location: Boston, MA - 02215
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