Foundations of Data Science

Purdue University
Electrical and Computer Engineering

College Of Engineering Faculty Position(S) In The School Of Electrical And Computer Engineering – Foundations Of Data Science

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for tenured or tenure track positions at the assistant, associate and full professor levels. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer vision, robotics, natural language processing, computational neuroscience, learning for control, signal processing, and other data science-related methodologies. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, statistics or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidates will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, and perform service both at the School and University levels. Candidates with experience working with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff and the ability to contribute to an inclusive climate are particularly encouraged to apply.

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University is proud of its leading research groups in computer architecture, dependable computing, haptics, internet systems, machine learning, planning and reasoning, programming languages, computer vision, robotics, control, signal processing, communications and networking. The School hosts several nationally leading research centers including the Center for Brain-Inspired Computing (C-BRIC) and the Center for Programming Principles and Software Systems (PURPL).

The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2019) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Purdue University is an ADVANCE institution committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Submit applications online at, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of three references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2019, and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

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Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.