Faculty Position in Data Science

New York University Shanghai


New York University: NYU - Shanghai: Shanghai: Engineering and Computer Science


Shanghai, China

Start date

Oct 23, 2020


NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for a Tenured or Tenure-Track position in Data Science. The search is not restricted to any rank and outstanding candidates at all levels are encouraged to apply. We seek candidates who have completed a PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related discipline. 

NYU Shanghai is adding new open-rank faculty positions to build its strength in data science and artificial intelligence.  We seek outstanding data scientists with experience in the mathematical or CS foundations of Data Science and Machine Learning. A compelling vision for their research program at NYU Shanghai, and a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary research and education will be needed. 

NYU Shanghai has a vibrant undergraduate program in Data Science, as well as a very active Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence; we maintain close connections with colleagues in relevant disciplines at NYU in New York and Abu Dhabi to take maximum advantage of  NYU's global network.

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions with respect to research start-up funds and compensation, and they include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU Global Network, engaging in both research and teaching.    

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

Application Instructions

Applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, and a statement of teaching interests. Additionally, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload a reference letter through Interfolio. 

Applications may be received until February 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu. 

In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com