Jobs: 5-7 faculty positions in Northeastern College of Computer and Information Science (including in HCI and Health)


We have 5-7 faculty positions open in the Northeastern College of Computer and Information Science in Boston – at all levels and across all sub-disciplines. We’re particularly interested in candidates whose research is at the intersection of HCI and health. The official ad is below. Information on our Personal Health Informatics (PHI) PhD program and faculty is here:

Go here to apply:

You can contact me with any questions about HCI- or agents-related positions.

(yes, Stacy [Marsella] is here too!)

Tim Bickmore

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor


The College of Computer and Information Science invites applications for at least five tenure-track faculty positions, beginning in Fall 2016. Applicants at all ranks will be considered.

Candidates will be considered from all areas in Computer and Information Science. Candidates are expected to have or to develop an independently funded research program of international caliber and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching.


A PhD in Computer Science, Information Science or a related field is required by the start date.


The College has a strong research program with significant funding from major federal research agencies and private industry and was instrumental in Northeastern being recognized by NSA/DHS as a center of excellence for research and education in Information Assurance.

The College has a diverse full-time faculty of 51, and offers a broad array of educational opportunities to students. Since 2010, the College has hired 33 outstanding faculty members, and plans to continue this strategic growth in the coming years. In addition to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs in the computing discipline, the College offers several innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs that combine computing with an important application domain. Fifteen faculty members have joint appointments with other academic departments, including Electrical and Computer Engineering, Art and Design, Health Sciences, Physics, Political Science and Business. A particular focus in the next three years is to grow the faculty, research and PhD program.

Northeastern University is home to 33,000 full- and part-time degree students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. The College has been a major participant in this initiative and will continue the efforts this year, with additional interdisciplinary searches ongoing in related areas. For more information about the College, please visit

Northeastern University is located on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay. The College occupies a state of the art building opposite Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

Additional information and instructions for submitting application materials may be found at the following web site:

Screening of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 1, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Timothy W. Bickmore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
College of Computer and Information Science
Northeastern University, 910-177
360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115


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