Faculty positions available
The College of Computer and Information Science invites applications for five tenure-track faculty positions, beginning in Fall 2012. Applicants at all ranks will be considered. A PhD in Computer Science, Information Science or a related field is required.
Candidates will be considered from all major areas in Computer and Information Science. We particularly welcome candidates with research interests in data-intensive computing, networking, security, or systems.
The College maintains a strong research program with significant funding from major federal research agencies and private industry and was instrumental in Northeastern being recognized by NSA/DHS as a center of excellence for research and education in Information Assurance.
The College has a diverse full-time faculty of 36, and offers a broad array of educational opportunities to students. In addition to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs in the computing discipline, the College offers several innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs that combine computing with an important application domain. Ten faculty members have joint appointments with other academic departments, including Electrical and Computer Engineering, Art and Design, Health Sciences, Physics, and Political Science. The College has approximately 530 undergraduates, 530 Masters, and 75 Ph.D. students.
Northeastern University is home to 20,000 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 has been a major participant in this initiative and will continue the efforts this year, with additional interdisciplinary searches ongoing in related areas.
Northeastern University is located on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay. The College occupies a state of the art building opposite Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.
Screening of applications begins immediately. To guarantee full consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2011. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.
The College also has the following Interdisciplinary Faculty Positions that you may find of interest. Please click on the Req. below and follow the instructions:
Digital Humanities (Req. 114329)
Game Design (Req. 114350)
Personal Health Informatics (Req. 114396)
Statistical Analysis of Large Data Sets (Req. 114381)
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities.