Rutgers University–New Brunswick invites applications for the Henry Rutgers Data Science Professorship, a tenured faculty position at the rank of Distinguished Professor. The anticipated appointment start date is in 2016, but is negotiable. Candidates appropriate for shared affiliations with more than one department/school/institute and who can contribute leadership to campus-wide data science initiatives at Rutgers are strongly encouraged to apply.
Data Science describes the field of scientific investigation that focuses on novel methodologies and algorithms to address the massive quantities of data generated through a multitude of sources and sensors. Rutgers has strong expertise in a wide range of areas in Data Science and applications. Our definition of Data Science is broad and inclusive. We welcome applicants who would enhance existing strengths or bring new strengths to the institution.
Applicants for this research/teaching position must have a distinguished record of achievement in Data Science, a vibrant, externally-funded research program, and a commitment to quality advising and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The appointee will be offered a competitive salary and startup package.