The Courant Institute, New York University

Position ID: Courant-FACDSMATH [#11557]
Position Title: Professor of Data Science and Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New York, New York 10012, United States [map]
Subject Area: Data Sciences
Application Deadline: 2018/01/15 finished (posted 2017/12/22, finished 2018/10/28)
Position Description:    

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Professor of Data Science and Mathematics Open rank (tenured/tenure track) The Center for Data Science (CDS) and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences seeks candidates for an open rank faculty position, anticipated to begin September 2018. Appointments may be made at either a junior or senior level. CDS focuses on the intersection between applied mathematics, data science, high-dimensional statistics, and several data driven application areas (including but not limited to political science, biology, physics, and medicine) while the Courant institute houses one of the top applied mathematics departments in the world.

CDS and the Math department both hosts vibrant interdisciplinary PhD programs and several faculty at NYU are already jointly appointed at both the Center for Data Science and Courant. The ideal candidate will leverage existing strengths of the Courant Institute in applied mathematics to carry out data science research. Research focus areas including statistics, optimisation and the mathematical foundations of inference and data-representation are all attractive. Exceptional candidates from other data-science relevant areas will be considered as well.

Please include a CV, a short statement of your research and teaching interests, and a list of at least three references capable of providing a letter on your behalf. A PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related quantitative field is required. Applications can be submitted through via direct link Applications and supporting documents received by January 15th, 2018 will receive full consideration.

The Courant Institute/New York University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged. New York University is situated in Greenwich Village, one of the most vibrant and family friendly neighborhoods in the City of New York.

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