Website Brown University Data Science Initiative

Brown University: 2021 Job Ad CS/DSI – Detailed Job Ad 

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Position Description: The Data Science Initiative (DSI)  at Brown University seeks applications for an open-rank faculty position, in partnership with Brown University’s Department of Computer Science. Successful candidates will have a joint appointment and space for themselves and trainees in DSI, with the Department of Computer Science as their tenure home.  

Engaging partners across campus and beyond, DSI facilitates and conducts both domain-driven and fundamental research in data science, educates the next generation of data scientists, and is particularly interested in the impact of the data revolution on culture, society, and social justice. DSI and CS strive to build a diverse and inclusive environment for all members of our community and are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship, teaching, and service can further our efforts. Brown also aims to foster a diverse and inclusive environment; its detailed vision and action plan for realizing this commitment are articulated in Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion (see more details in Application Instructions below).

While we welcome applicants working on a range of fundamental problems areas in data science and computer science, we are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses real-world societal challenges in domains such as social equity and justice, and health. 

The Department of Computer Science is conducting an additional faculty search for an Assistant Professor; candidates who wish to be considered in both searches should apply to each search separately; detailed information on the CS search is available at

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