Assistant/Associate Professor Positions-Data Science

About University of Massachusetts Amherst:

Our college is highly supportive of junior faculty, providing both formal and informal mentoring. Many of our faculty are involved in interdisciplinary research, working closely with other departments including statistics/mathematics, linguistics, electrical and industrial engineering, biology, physics, behavioral sciences, economics, political science, and nursing, as well as new green initiatives. Amherst, a historic New England town, is the center of a vibrant and culturally rich area that includes five colleges. For more information about our college, visit


Job Description:

The College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in Computer Science for the 2018-2019 academic year.  

Multiple openings are available for Assistant and Associate level Professors in the field of Data Science. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration for these openings.



Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related area, and should show evidence of exceptional research promise.


Additional Information:

Rank and salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Inquiries and requests for more information can be sent to:

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.


Application Instructions:

All applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching interests via the UMass website. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level should submit the names and contact information for three references and links to two papers that best represent their research/experience. Applicants at the Associate Professor level should submit the names and contact information for four references and links to three papers that best represent their research/experience.

Review of applications will begin on September 28, 2017 for consideration during the fall 2017/winter 2018 hiring period.