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Multiple Faculty Positions in Data Science in College of Engineering

Purdue University

West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
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  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming/Systems
  • Signal Processing
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The Schools of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invite applications for multiple positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in data science. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in engineering, computer science, operations research, mathematics, 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, will advise graduate students, will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and will 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 Schools of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Industrial Engineering at Purdue University have experienced significant growth in the past decade and have a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of data science as well as significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The College of Engineering at Purdue is currently undergoing extensive growth, with an expanding number of faculty that are opening new and exciting research directions. For a detailed description of research activities see the Electrical & Computer Engineering and Industrial Engineering webpages.


Purdue University’s Schools of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Industrial Engineering are 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 four references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities, events, and industries. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Programto assist new faculty facilitate their relocation.



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