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Tenure Track Faculty/Department Chair - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Katz School of Science and Health, Yeshiva University
New York, New York 10016
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The Katz School of Science and Health at Yeshiva University seeks a dynamic leader to serve as academic and administrative head of its graduate initiatives in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. This is a tenure eligible position depending on experience and qualifications.

Given the multidisciplinary mission of the Katz School, there will be opportunities to collaborate on research and initiatives with colleagues from other fields and schools; for example, Biotech, Mathematics, Economics, CyberSecurity, Data and Privacy Law (at Cardozo School of Law), and YU’s Innovation Lab. In particular, this is an opportunity for an entrepreneurial leader to take advantage of the University’s extensive connections to Israel’s startup community and groundbreaking work in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Biotech and Cybersecurity. 

We offer an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefits, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan.  Compensation commensurate with experience. Relocation assistance may be provided.



Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide transformative direction and oversight in teaching, research, and service
  • Lead curriculum development and assessment to ensure continuous program improvement
  • Lead faculty recruitment, evaluation, and development
  • Ensure student academic and professional success, securing internships and career opportunities
  • Support recruitment of highly qualified students, with an expectation of significant program growth
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators across the university to identify shared goals, new programs and research collaborations
  • Create a culture of collegiality and shared governance
  • Raise the visibility of the Katz School
  • Establish partnerships with local, regional, national, and international organizations
  • Develop grants, contracts, and philanthropy
  • Manage budgets and resources

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, AI, Machine Learning, or related field plus industry experience
  • Alternatively, a master’s degree plus significant professional experience in AI and machine learning is sufficient

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong network of industry connections
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students as evidenced by student evaluations and peer-evaluations

Application Instructions:

Please submit curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation with your application.

Please provide copies of papers and patents, and links to any open source work



Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-12-17

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