Fitzgerald Chair in Data Science


Boston College
Computer Science

Boston College, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Fitzgerald Chair in Data Science

The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications for a senior scholar to serve as the inaugural Fitzgerald Chair in Data Science.  We are seeking a scholar whose area of expertise is in data science broadly understood.  A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or another appropriate field is required.  Applicants should present a distinguished record of publication and teaching experience in areas related to data science, as well as the energy and vision to allow them to take a leading role in Boston College’s efforts to develop an undergraduate interdisciplinary data science academic program animated by the mission of the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society.  More information about the Schiller Institute can be found here: https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/centers/schiller-institute.html

The appointment will be a tenured position at the rank of full Professor in the Computer Science Department, with a preferred start in advance of the Fall 2022 semester.

Applications should be submitted electronically to Interfolio.

To apply go to: http://apply.interfolio.com/94249

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names and contact information for three references.  Nominations and inquiries can be sent via email to Howard Straubing, Chair, Fitzgerald Chair Search Committee, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College, howard.straubing@bc.edu.

Our review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.