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Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Apply now Job no: 504225
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Science

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


The Department of Mathematics, in the College of Science, and the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, at Northeastern University invite applications for an open tenure-track/tenured faculty position at all levels in the area of Mathematics and Machine Learning, beginning in Fall 2021.  

Appointments will be based on research contributions at the interface between Mathematics and Computer Science, combined with a strong commitment and demonstrated success in teaching.  The appointment will be joint between the Department of Mathematics in the College of Science and the Khoury College of Computer Sciences.

Candidates will be considered from all areas in Data Science, Machine Learning, Topology, Discrete and Computational Mathematics, and Robotics.


In the Northeastern University College of Science, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose all forms of racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may belong. As a College, we strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success. 


Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students and conducting an independent research program. 


A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related field to one of the above-listed areas of expertise field by the appointment state date. Successful candidates are expected to have or to develop an independently funded research program of international caliber and teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate courses.  Qualified candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Complete applications received by December 31, 2020 will be guaranteed full consideration. Additional applications will be considered until the position is filled. 


Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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