PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Computer Science: Machine Learning & Big Data/Data Science Posted: January 14, 2015
Company/Institution: NYU Shanghai
Location: Shanghai, China
Department: Engineering and Computer Science

Description: NYU Shanghai invites outstanding applications for two tenure-track or tenured faculty appointments in Computer Science. Applicants to the first position should have an active research program in machine learning and be dedicated to making fundamental technical contributions in this vital area. Applicants to the second position should have research interests related to big data and data science as broadly defined, including database systems, data mining, information retrieval, natural language processing, data visualization, and applications in areas such as medicine, business, and the natural and social sciences. Applicants must have demonstrated excellence in both research and teaching. When discussing their teaching experience and interests, candidates should identify courses they could teach both within and outside their specialty. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent by the time of appointment. The terms of employment in NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions and include research start-up funds, generous compensation, housing subsidies, and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the global network, engaging in both research and teaching opportunities, and have opportunities to collaborate with the many research centers and groups at NYU, including our recently launched centers for Data Science (CDS) and Urban Science and Progress (CUSP).

Application Instructions: Applications are due no later than February 15, 2015 and will be reviewed until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and electronic copies of up to five recent relevant publications. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. Please visit our website at NYU Shanghai Faculty Positions for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail