Boston University (BU) is embarking on a 3-year plan to further its strength in core data-science fields. Through an ambitious Provost hiring initiative, BU seeks to attract outstanding scholars with a proven record of achievements and demonstrated potential to lead and sustain an ambitious research program in data science. Applications for consideration under this initiative will be accepted until all positions are filled. Successful candidates will be appointed as tenured or tenure-track faculty in the CS, ECE, or Math & Stats departments, and as Fellows of BUs Hariri Institute for Computing (**http://www. bu. edu/hic/**), a hub for high-impact interdisciplinary computational and data-driven research, empowering them to shape BUs vision for research and education in this strategically important area.
Founded in 1839, BU is an internationally recognized institution of higher education. With more than 33, 000 students in 16 schools and colleges, it is the 4th-largest independent university in the US. In 2012, BU joined the AAU, a consortium of 62 leading research universities in the US and Canada.
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More information, including instructions for interested applicants, is available at: **http://www. bu. edu/datascience/**.
Candidates are expected to be outstanding scholars with a proven record of achievements and demonstrated potential to lead and sustain an ambitious research program in data science.
Particular attention will be paid to mid-career researchers from academia and industry, to women, and to members of under-represented groups in science and engineering.
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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 law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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