Tufts University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking applications for the endowed Berger Chair in Data Analytics. The position is expected to be filled at the level of Professor (with tenure) although exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. We seek candidates who are internationally known scholars with high impact scholarship portfolios that combine deep domain expertise and versatile data science skills. The chosen candidate will be expected to contribute to one of the departmental thematic areas: climate, water and energy, extreme events, health and the environment, and resilient systems.
Tufts’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is focused on applying engineering and science to help society anticipate and respond to emerging challenges of our changing world. Tufts’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has 17 tenure-line faculty and 9 additional full-time research and teaching faculty. The department offers two ABET-accredited programs in civil engineering and environmental engineering, respectively as well as graduate programs at the Masters, and PhD levels. Tufts’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is situated in the Tufts School of Engineering which distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a Research 1 university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. At Tufts University, the combined expertise and strength in foundations of data science, engineering disciplines, policy science, and diplomacy provides a unique environment to harness the data revolution for actionable societal impact. The successful candidate for the endowed Berger Chair will have the opportunity to engage with and build on several campus-wide data science initiatives including Data-Intensive Science Center, Tufts-Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science, Data-Driven Decision Making, and the Tufts Artificial Intelligence Institute.
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