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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Khoury College of Computer Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.


About the Opportunity:

The Khoury College of Computer Sciences invites applications for several tenure-track and tenured faculty positions, beginning in Fall 2020. Applicants at all ranks will be considered. Candidates will be considered from all areas in Computer Science. Candidates are expected to have or to develop an independently funded research program of international caliber and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching.


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


A PhD in Computer Science or a related field is required by the start date.

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Additional Information:

Khoury College has a diverse tenure/tenure-track faculty of  65, and offers a broad array of research and educational opportunities to students. Since 2012, the college has hired 46 outstanding faculty members, and plans to continue this strategic growth in the coming years.  Faculty research spans all areas of computing and is interdisciplinary across seven of Northeastern’s colleges; 18 of the 65 faculty have joint appointments with other academic departments, including Electrical and Computer Engineering, Art and Design, Health Sciences, Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Philosophy and Religion, Business, Mathematics, and Law. Khoury faculty members are integral to Northeastern University’s multidisciplinary institutes including the Network Science Institute and the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute.

The college offers 3 undergraduate degrees (CS, Data Science and Cybersecurity); 7 MS degrees (CS, Health Informatics, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Game Science and Design, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics) and 4 PhD degrees (CS, Network Science, Personalized Health Informatics, and Cybersecurity). Several of these are interdisciplinary degrees with other Colleges at Northeastern.

Khoury College is committed to broadening participation in CS to increase diversity of thought and demographics.  For undergraduates Khoury offers 36+ combined majors (CS+X) and has recently launched the Center for Inclusive Computing, which has the mission to broaden participation in undergraduate computing programs nationally. At the graduate level Khoury is now scaling its successful Align MS in CS program for people who did not study CS as an undergraduate. This includes building a consortium of universities in the U.S. to offer similar programs.

Khoury College has grown rapidly over the last five years in response to increased student demand at the BS, MS and PhD level and projects a continuation of this growth for the next few years. We invite you to join a fast-moving, ambitious college with an underlying mission that is best captured by the phrase “CS for Everyone.”

Northeastern University is home to 27,000 full- and part-time students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Khoury College has been a major participant in this initiative and will continue the efforts this year, with additional interdisciplinary searches ongoing in related areas. Northeastern University has seven campuses located in Boston (the primary home of our tenure/tenure-track faculty), Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose, Charlotte, London, Vancouver and Toronto – As of January 2020, Khoury will be offering the MS in CS and the Align MS in CS at 6 of the 7 campuses.  For more information about the College, please visit   Screening of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

Additional information and instructions for submitting application materials may be found at the following web site: Careers at Northeastern

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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