Harvard University Tenured Professor in Computer Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Tenured Professor in Computer Science

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Department/Area Computer Science

Position Description

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a position at the tenured level in the area of Machine Learning, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019.

We seek a computer scientist whose research accomplishments include fundamental advances in machine learning.

Computer Science at Harvard is enjoying a period of substantial growth in numbers of students and faculty hiring, and in expanded facilities. We benefit from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, world-leading faculty, an excellent location, significant industrial collaboration, and substantial support from the Harvard Paulson School. For more information, see http://www.seas.harvard.edu/computer-science.

The associated Center for Research on Computation and Society (http://crcs.seas.harvard.edu/), Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (http://cyber.harvard.edu), Data Science Initiative (https://datascience.harvard.edu/), and Institute for Applied Computational Science (http://iacs.seas.harvard.edu) foster connections among computer science and other disciplines throughout the university.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in computer science or a related area.

Additional Qualifications

We seek candidates who have a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and training. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

Special Instructions

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. In addition, we ask for a one-page statement of commitment to encouraging diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past and current contributions in these areas. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for at least three references. We encourage candidates to apply by December 28, 2018, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Jenny Mileski Area Coordinator, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Contact Email jmileski@seas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

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