Assistant Professor in Data Science

Subject areas: Data Science

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at University at Albany, the State University of New York, seeks two Assistant Professors (tenure-track) in mathematics related to data science, to start in Fall 2024. The Department has a great strength in the theoretical background as well as application of Data Science. The faculty are supported by multiple grants from federal agencies such as NSF, NSA and NASA. Establishing an undergraduate program and expanding the current graduate program in Data Science is a part of the Department’s strategic planning. An Assistant Professor in the Department is expected to perform the following duties during their employment.

Research: publish original research papers in well-recognized journals, present research results at professional meetings, seek external funding to support their research, and supervise the research of PhD students.

Teaching: teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of Data Science and AI.

Service: advise undergraduate majors, serve on various departmental committees, and participate in certain activities of the profession (such as refereeing papers and reviewing grant proposals).

Located in Albany, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks. Moreover, a recent US News & World Report ranked Albany the best place to live in NY and the 21st best place to live in the US.


About University at Albany

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Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.


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