Faculty Search

Assistant Professor

Applications are invited for two tenure-track assistant professorships beginning September 2009. Qualifications required of all applicants include a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, a strong research record, and a commitment to teaching. All research areas of Computer Science will be considered. Particular attention will be given to candidates pursuing research in Computing Systems, Trustworthy Computing, and/or Informatics (e.g., databases, data mining, machine learning).

Applications should be completed and all recommendations submitted by January 15, 2009.

Currently, the Department comprises 17 faculty members, and offers programs leading to B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. In recent years the Department has expanded in research strength with current research interests including databases, fault-tolerant computing, image and video computing, network protocols and services, operating systems, performance evaluation, programming languages, real-time systems, security, and theory of computation and algorithms. In addition, the Department maintains a close association with other university groups working in various applied computing areas including scientific computing, computer engineering, and bioinformatics.

The Department maintains a state-of-the-art computing environment and has full access to the university's supercomputing facilities, high-speed campus networks, and Internet2. Recently, the Department has received significant government and industry grants for research, research infrastructure, and for graduate student support. We anticipate that this period of growth will continue based on our recent successes and the continued strong support of the University.

Additional information on the Department is available from http://www.cs.bu.edu.

Qualified applicants should apply by completing the application form available at http://www2.cs.bu.edu/faculty-app/, or by sending their resume, a cover letter stating one's areas of specialization, and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Faculty Search Committee
Computer Science Department
111 Cummington Street
Boston University
Boston, MA 02215

Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.