Assistant Professor in Data Science

Vacancy summary: 
The Center for Network Science of the Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in the area of Data Science. We expect applications from scholars with a PhD in Computer Science or Data Science, who have an excellent publication record with applications of data science methods to large datasets, addressing problems related to computational social science. The candidate should have strong motivation for interdisciplinary research (especially with the social sciences) and be interested in participating in projects with several departments at CEU. Experience in data science areas, such as: data mining, machine learning, natural languages processing, or visualization is a must and should be emphasized in the application. Capability of high quality teaching is assumed. The Center for Network Science was established as an interdisciplinary unit, integrating natural science and social science approaches.
Position for: 
Faculty
Full-time

Assistant Professor in Data Science

Center for Network Science

Starting date:

September 2018

Application deadline:

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled

Full Or Part Time:

Full-Time

The Center for Network Science of the Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in the area of Data Science.  We expect applications from scholars with a PhD in Computer Science or Data Science, who have an excellent publication record with applications of data science methods to large datasets, addressing problems related to computational social science. The candidate should have strong motivation for interdisciplinary research (especially with the social sciences) and be interested in participating in projects with several departments at CEU.  Experience in data science areas, such as: data mining, machine learning, natural languages processing, or visualization is a must and should be emphasized in the application. Capability of high quality teaching is assumed.  The Center for Network Science was established as an interdisciplinary unit, integrating natural science and social science approaches.

 Further information about the Center for Network Science is available at:

http://cns.ceu.edu/

 Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1500 students from nearly 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 40 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world.

The language of instruction is English.

 Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive salary, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. Teaching load is comparable to that of research universities.

 How to apply:

Applicants need to submit:

  • A comprehensive C.V.,
  • Names of three referees (candidates should ask two referees to send recommendations direct to the CEU)
  • List of publications,
  • A sample publication,
  • And a statement of research and teaching.

 Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 Questions of an academic nature may be addressed to Balazs Vedres, Director of the Center for Network Science (vedresb@ceu.edu

 Please send your complete application package to: advert023@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2018/023

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply: 
Applicants need to submit: A comprehensive C.V., Names of three referees (candidates should ask two referees to send recommendations direct to the CEU) List of publications, A sample publication, And a statement of research and teaching. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions of an academic nature may be addressed to Balazs Vedres, Director of the Center for Network Science (vedresb@ceu.edu) Please send your complete application package to: advert023@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2018/023