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Faculty Position Descriptions – Full-time
Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering

Faculty Searches for AY 2016-2017

(Updated: March 31, 2017)

Tufts University, located in the Boston area, is seeking candidates for the following full-time positions, to begin in AY 2017-18. Tufts is committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, and to building a faculty that reflects the diversity of both its students and the world for which it is preparing them. Tufts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

NOTE: All positions are tenure-track unless noted otherwise.


School of Arts & Sciences

ANTHROPOLOGY: Sociocultural Anthropology
Full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

Tufts University Department of Anthropology seeks a sociocultural anthropologist at the level of Full-time Lecturer for the academic year 2017-2018. Preference is given to applicants with expertise in Latin America, Africa, East- or Southeast Asia, or the Pacific. The position is open to any subfield, with the exception of medical anthropology. Applicants must have a PhD in Anthropology and demonstrate excellence in teaching. Experience in advising and departmental service preferred.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and also arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted directly by the authors. All materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/40077. Questions about the position should be directed to lynn.wiles@tufts.edu. For help with Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com email or call (877) 997-8807. Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johnny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


ART AND ART HISTORY: Architectural History and Theory
Assistant Professor
(Search closed)

The Department of Art and Art History seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in architectural history and theory. Specialist in modern architectural history. Interest in architectural practice, urban studies and/or critical heritage is desired. Beginning fall semester 2017. Teach four courses per year, direct undergraduate Architectural Studies program, advise at both the undergraduate and MA levels. The department offers undergraduate majors in Art History and in Architectural Studies, plus MA programs in Art History and Art History/Museum Studies.

Ph.D. in architectural history and evidence of scholarly promise and commitment to teaching required. Some publications and teaching experience at the college level preferred.

Application materials include a cover letter, C.V., three letters of recommendation, writing samples (no more than 50 pages) and course outlines. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/38837. Applicants should arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted directly by the authors. Questions about the position may be directed to Amy West, Department Administrator, Department of Art History, Tufts University, at amy.west@tufts.edu.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016, and will continue until position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype; campus interviews for finalists to follow.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


BIOLOGY: Regenerative/Developmental Biology
Assistant/Associate Professor
(Search closed)

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Developmental or Regenerative Biology with membership in the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts. We seek a creative scholar with primary expertise in large-scale pattern regulation in embryogenesis or regeneration. We expect this individual to use state-of-the-art technology and quantitative approaches toward an integrative, multi-scale understanding and control of anatomical patterning. Ideal candidates will address molecular and computational controls of large-scale morphology, synthesizing data and models across genetics, physiology, and anatomy. Integrating across levels of organization, from molecules to organs, is essential. Aquatic model species are especially welcome, as are approaches that involve biophysical forces, high-performance imaging, optogenetics, in vivo electrophysiology, and computational analysis and modeling beyond the cell level (see http://ase.tufts.edu/biology/ and http://alleninstitute.org/what-we-do/frontiers-group/discovery-centers/allen-discovery-center-tufts-university/). The successful candidate is expected to develop an active externally-funded research program, and contribute to graduate and undergraduate courses. A doctoral degree and a record of research productivity are required.

Applicants should use the link https://apply.interfolio.com/36975 to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and separate statements of (1) research interests and plans and (2) teaching experience and philosophy. Submission of one to three selected reprints in PDF format is encouraged. Applicants should also ensure that three confidential letters of reference are submitted to this link.

Review of applications begins November 1, 2016, and continues until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


CHEMISTRY: Materials, Energy and the Life Sciences
Assistant Professor
(Search closed)

The Department of Chemistry at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, with broadly defined interdisciplinary research areas centered around inorganic chemistry at the interface with materials and/or energy, or chemistry at the interface with biology. The Chemistry Department at Tufts is a well-funded, thriving community of researchers with collaborations spanning the globe. Excellent resources are available for research in these areas, which are strengths at both the department and university levels. Successful candidates must demonstrate the potential to develop an internationally-recognized research program and excel in teaching. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses in chemistry related to the candidate's field of research, and may include courses in inorganic chemistry, biophysical chemistry, or chemical biology. Additional information about the department can be found at http://chem.tufts.edu. Evaluation of candidates will begin October 26, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to the Chemistry Faculty Search Committee at debbie.chemoffice@tufts.edu.

Applications should include a CV, research plan, teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation. All application materials, including letters of recommendation must be submitted via Interfolio.com at https://apply.interfolio.com/37403.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Tufts invites all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


COMMUNITY HEALTH: Social Epidemiology | Non-Communicable Diseases | Behavioral/Mental Health
Assistant Professor
(Search closed)

The undergraduate Department of Community Health invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The faculty member will have a track record of scholarly research in one or more of the following fields:

  1. Social Epidemiology:
    A candidate in this area would ideally have expertise and scholarly work that focus on the impact of factors such as: socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, gender/gender identity, discrimination, impact of neighborhood and workplace, social networks and support, and a variety of other social factors in an attempt to understand how social conditions and policies affect individual and population health.
  2. Non-Communicable Diseases:
    A candidate in this area would ideally have expertise and scholarly work that focus on the burden of non-communicable or chronic diseases nationally and globally, as well as evidence-based interventions that address primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and treatment. A candidate whose scholarship focuses on the social determinants of chronic disease is especially desirable.
  3. Behavioral/Mental Health:
    A candidate in this area would ideally have expertise and scholarly work that address the burden of mental health issues nationally and globally, as well as evidence-based interventions that address primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and treatment at the community level. Some areas of expertise include mental health policy, global mental health, community mental health, and psychiatric epidemiology.
The faculty member will establish a portfolio of research supported by extramural funding; teach undergraduate courses in the department; advise undergraduate Community Health students on course planning, senior honors theses, and other matters related to the department; and participate in department, school, and university-wide service.

Qualifications
A successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and experience and commitment to working with a diverse student population. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in a field relevant to Community Health. University-level teaching experience is required and experience with undergraduates is strongly preferred. Candidates should have evidence of, or the potential for, an excellent and sustainable record of research, and evidence of the ability or the potential to generate extramural funding.

The program is especially interested in individuals who fit with the Department’s interdisciplinary focus on the application of social and behavioral theory and methods to population health in national and/or global contexts.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. For further information about the Community Health Department visit our website: http://ase.tufts.edu/commhealth/.

Application Procedures
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a C.V., a research synopsis, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations (if available), copies of two representative scholarly works, and have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37014.

Questions about the position should be directed to Laura Pinkham, Administrative Assistant, by email (Laura.Pinkham@tufts.edu).

The Department of Community Health
The Department of Community Health at Tufts University is an undergraduate program within the School of Arts and Sciences and is now celebrating its 40th anniversary. The Department seeks talented and energetic applicants who wish to join a growing faculty and student body. The advertised position includes a blend of scholarship, teaching, and service with full 9-month salary support.

Tufts University has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion among our faculty and students. The Department of Community Health embraces diversity and inclusion across multiple dimensions, such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, and socioeconomic status. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will help us to expand the perspectives and experiences we bring to our work and encourage applicants to identify their status in the cover letter. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Tufts University
Tufts University is a metropolitan institution located just outside the city of Boston. Our campus provides a vibrant and diverse academic hub within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research Class 1" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. The Department of Community Health enjoys partnerships within the undergraduate School of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering, as well as the Tufts School of Medicine, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts School of Dentistry, and the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. We also have strong collaborations with many of the major Boston teaching hospitals, community health centers, and community-based organizations.


ECONOMICS: William and Joyce Cummings Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and Business
Professor of the Practice (Non-tenure-track)
(Search closed)

The Department of Economics invites applications to fill a full-time faculty position, starting July 1, 2017, as the William and Joyce Cummings Family Chair of Entrepreneurship and Business. This is a Professor of the Practice appointment with an extended-term, renewable contract.

The successful candidate will have evidence of both participation in actual policy-making and/or business organizations as well as a record of scholarly achievement in fields related to analysis of entrepreneurship, innovation, market structure, and corporate strategy. Areas of specialization could include Production and Organizations (D2), Market Structure, Pricing, and Design (D4), Industrial Organization (I), or Innovation, Research & Development, Technological Change, Intellectual Property Rights (03). Excellence in teaching is also required.

To apply, all candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a recent research paper, and the names and addresses of four references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/39266. References will only be contacted with prior candidate approval. Questions about the position should be addressed to Debra Knox, Department of Economics Administrator, at debra.knox@tufts.edu.

Review of applications begins on November 9, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johnny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


ECONOMICS: Gunnar Myrdal Professorship in Economics
Assistant Professor
(Search closed)

The Department of Economics invites applications to fill a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2017. Candidates in any sub-field of Labor Economics (J00) will be considered, with some preference for research in sub-fields related to Welfare, Well-Being and Poverty (I3) or Demographic Economics (J1). Candidates should either have or expect to receive their PhD prior to the start of the appointment. To apply, all candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a recent research paper to: http://apply.interfolio.com/38434. Candidates should also have three letters of reference submitted by their writers directly to: http://apply.interfolio.com/38434.

Review of applications begins in October 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


EDUCATION: Mathematics Education
Associate/Full Professor

The Tufts University Department of Education (http://ase.tufts.edu/education/) invites applications for a full-time associate or full professor in mathematics education and teacher education. The faculty member will:

  • pursue a program of scholarly research in mathematics education;
  • direct the department's program in middle and secondary teacher education;
  • advise MS and PhD students in STEM Education, Master of Arts in Teaching students in Mathematics, and undergraduate double-majors in Mathematics and Education; and
  • teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Education.

The position requires a doctoral degree in Education, Learning Sciences, Mathematics, or a related field, and a record of outstanding research, successful grant funding, and effective teaching.

The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty across the Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering. The department also welcomes collaboration with the faculty of other Boston-area universities and educational research organizations.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching, a CV, two representative scholarly works, and contact information for three references. References will only be contacted with prior candidate approval. All materials must be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36628. Questions may be directed to Michelle.Pare@tufts.edu.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply and to identify their status in their cover letter.


FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES: Television Studies
Associate Professor

The Film and Media Studies Program at Tufts University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor in Television Studies to commence July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to help direct a new, rapidly growing Film and Media Studies program, teach undergraduate courses on the history and theory of television as well as introductory film and media studies courses; and advise undergraduate students.

The tenure line will be based in the Department of Drama and Dance, which houses several faculty who teach filmmaking and film studies and will allow the successful candidate the opportunity to work with graduate students.

Applicants should have a PhD in Film and/or Media Studies or a related field, a demonstrated record of excellence in research and publication in Television Studies that merits tenure, and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduates. In addition to currently tenured Associate Professors, Assistant Professors will also be considered.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Apply with letter; CV that includes list of courses taught; two sample syllabi for courses on the history and theory of television; two publication samples; teaching evaluations; separate statements of (1) research interests and plans and (2) teaching experience and philosophy; and three confidential letters of reference submitted directly by their authors.

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/38995. Questions about the position may be directed to the Film and Media Studies Program, Tufts University: fms@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin December 9, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDIES: German Literature and Culture
Assistant Professor

The Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University (formerly the Department of German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literatures) invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in German Literature and Culture, beginning September 2017.

Requirements:
PhD in German Literature /specialization open; additional expertise in film/visual arts and interdisciplinary approaches; native or near native fluency in German and English; demonstrated excellence in research and in teaching at the college level in North America.

Responsibilities include: teaching four courses per year, primarily in German literature and culture but also more generally in the humanities and on interdisciplinary subjects; strong involvement in the German Program and participation in the larger Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies and in related programs, such as International Literary and Visual Studies and International Relations.

Letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to: https://apply.interfolio.com/35279. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Christiane Zehl Romero, Director of the German Program, Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 or christiane.romero@tufts.edu. Review of applications begins October 28, 2016. First-round interviews will be held at the Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia between January 5 and 8, 2017.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


MATHEMATICS: Complex Geometry
Assistant Professor
(Search closed)

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Complex Geometry, including complex algebraic geometry and complex differential geometry, to begin July 1, 2017. Applicants must hold a doctorate by the beginning of the appointment, must have an active research program, must show promise of outstanding research, and must exhibit a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Preference may be given to candidates who show potential for interaction with mathematical researchers in the department. There are also many opportunities for interdisciplinary connections with faculty at Tufts beyond the Mathematics Department.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement. These documents should be submitted electronically through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9043. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9043. If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to loring.tu@tufts.edu or paper letters mailed to:
CG Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Ave., Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155.

Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


MATHEMATICS: Scientific Computing
Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track)

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship in Scientific Computing or Computational Science to begin September 1, 2017, and lasting three years. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in high performance or extreme-scale computing applied to research areas that overlap with those of Tufts faculty. Particular areas of interest include applications in Computational PDEs, Numerical Linear Algebra, Mathematical Modeling in Economics, and Computational Neuroscience. The teaching load will be two courses per semester.

Doctorate required. Applicants must show promise of outstanding research and evidence of excellent teaching.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement. All of these documents should be submitted electronically through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9869. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9869. If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to james.adler@tufts.edu or paper letters mailed to Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johnny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


MATHEMATICS: Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems
Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor (Non-tenure-track)
(Search closed)

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship in Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems to begin September 1, 2017, and lasting three years. Applicants must show promise of outstanding research in dynamical systems. Preference will be given to candidates investigating hyperbolic dynamical systems whose interests overlap with those of Tufts faculty in this area (such as uniform/nonuniform/partial hyperbolicity, smooth ergodic theory), possibly in combination with related areas. The teaching load will be two courses per semester.

Doctorate required. Applicants must also show evidence of excellent teaching.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement.
All of these documents should be submitted electronically through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9445. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9445. If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to Wiener17@tufts.edu or paper letters mailed to Wiener 2017 Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


MATHEMATICS: Number Theory or Arithmetic Geometry
Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor (Non-tenure-track)
(Search closed)

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a Norbert Wiener Assistant Professorship in Number Theory or Arithmetic Geometry to begin September 1, 2017, and lasting up to three years. Applicants must show promise of outstanding research in Number Theory or Arithmetic Geometry. Preference will be given to candidates whose interests overlap with those of Tufts faculty in this area (such as Robert Lemke Oliver and George McNinch), possibly in combination with related areas. The teaching load will be two courses per semester.

Doctorate in Mathematics or related field required. Applicants must also show evidence of excellent teaching.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement.
All of these documents should be submitted electronically through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9544. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically on their behalf through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9544. If a recommender cannot submit online, we will also accept signed PDF attachments sent to Robert.Lemke_Oliver@tufts.edu or paper letters mailed to Robert Lemke Oliver, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, 503 Boston Avenue, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: Entry-Level Professional Program Director
Senior Lecturer (Non-tenure-track)
(Search closed)

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University has an opening for a Senior Lecturer/Entry Level Professional Program Director. This full-time 12-month faculty position will begin July 1, 2017. A teaching course load of one course per semester in addition to student advising and coordinating functions will be required. This person reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy.

The Department of Occupational Therapy is a graduate department in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. Tufts is a teaching and research institution with a rigorous intellectual culture and established ties to the surrounding communities. The school offers students and faculty alike in-depth educational and service learning experiences and opportunities to explore interdisciplinary approaches to teaching, learning, and scholarship.

The position requires a research or clinical doctorate (e.g., PhD, ScD, OTD, EdD) and national certification as an occupational therapist (who qualifies for Massachusetts licensure and holds license by start date of employment). The applicant must have at least 8 years of teaching in his/her area of expertise and prior experience as a program director (preferred), and/or in other professional and academic leadership roles. The individual must show capacity to develop curriculum, facilitate meetings, conduct disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching and clinical scholarship, and have a commitment to mentoring graduate students' development in clinical practice, scholarship, and leadership. Knowledge of ACOTE standards, curriculum development, and program management skills, including program evaluation expertise and facility with information management systems/electronic databases, will be required. A key aspect of this position is the planning and implementation of the entry-level program's transition from an Entry-level OT Masters of Science degree to an Entry-level Doctorate in OT (OTD). As Senior Lecturer, the candidate will teach in his/her area of scholarship and clinical expertise. We are particularly interested in candidates who can offer courses in innovative and developing areas of occupational therapy (e.g., assistive technology, disability studies, inter-professional education, primary care, and functional cognition) as well as teach existing courses in the department. This person would also be responsible for academic advising and research / leadership project mentoring for both entry-level and post-professional OT students.

The Program Director will be responsible for overseeing the Entry-level OT program. This will involve: 1) Leading curriculum committee meetings and program development/evaluation on an ongoing basis, 2) Supervising and mentoring faculty who teach in the program, 3) Providing direct supervision of our fieldwork office and coordinators, 4) Supervising staff who are responsible for course scheduling and event planning, 5) Overseeing faculty selection of Graduate Teaching Assistants, 6) Meeting and collaborating with the Department Chair about strategic planning and faculty and staff performance evaluations, and 7) Being in charge of all ACOTE accreditation activities.

Applicants should submit (1) Cover letter, (2) CV, (3) Statement of teaching expertise and prior experience as a program director and/or other professional and academic leadership roles, and (4) Three confidential letters of reference to: https://apply.interfolio.com/36889.

For questions about the position, contact Professor Sharan L. Schwartzberg, Interim Department Chair and Search Committee Chair, at sharan.schwartzberg@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


PHILOSOPHY: Feminist Philosophy
Assistant Professor (Kathryn A. McCarthy, J45, AG46 Junior Professorship in Women's Studies)
(Search closed)

The Philosophy Department seeks a promising junior professor to enhance its undergraduate and MA programs, complement its existing teaching and research strengths, and contribute to the active philosophical life of the department as well as to curricular and research innovations in the broad area of Women's Studies. This position is made possible through the Kathryn A. McCarthy, J45, AG46, Junior Professorship in Women's Studies. The individual hired for this position will be affiliated with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and would be expected to cross-list one or two courses per year in that program as well as to support capstone experiences for students.

This is a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning in the Fall of 2017. A PhD in Philosophy is required, with an area of specialization or area of competence in Feminist Philosophy. The position requires teaching four courses a year, some of which will be cross-listed with the interdisciplinary program of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and also includes usual non-teaching duties.

Applications must include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and an e-mail address and phone number at which the candidate may be reached. Evidence of teaching experience and expertise welcome. Applications should be submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/38440. Questions about the position should be addressed to Stephen Martin, Department of Philosophy Program Manager, at stephen.martin@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be scheduled. To be assured of full consideration, applications must be complete by November 4, 2016.

Tufts is an EO/AAE employer and committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty; candidates from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY: Experimental Neutrino Physics
Assistant Professor
(Search closed)

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Experimental Neutrino Physics. We seek an outstanding experimentalist to strengthen our ongoing research program, which currently involves the MINERvA, NOvA, and DUNE experiments, and the GENIE collaboration. The candidate’s expertise will be sufficiently extensive to enable them to rapidly assume an important role in one or more on-going and future neutrino experiments at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. We are particularly interested in candidates who can play a significant role in the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) program, ideally incorporating hardware development activities.

We are looking for an individual with motivation and abilities to be an excellent teacher, one who would be able to teach any of our undergraduate physics courses as well as many of our graduate-level courses, and who has the ability to effectively mentor a diverse group of students. We expect the new hire to strengthen the on-going base grant of the High Energy Physics group and to seek independent research funding after coming to Tufts. The candidate is expected to be able to supervise thesis work by graduate students and to sponsor research work by undergraduates. To qualify for the position, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in physics and several years of post-doctoral experience conducting experimental research in elementary-particle physics, with an emphasis on neutrino physics. The Department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, and includes strong research programs in particle physics, theoretical physics, cosmology, condensed matter physics, physics education, and observational astronomy/astrophysics.

Applicants should use the link (http://apply.interfolio.com/37667) to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and separate statements of (1) research interests and plans (4 pages max) and (2) teaching experience and philosophy (2 pages max). Applicants should also ensure that three confidential letters of reference are submitted to this link. The deadline for submission of all materials is December 1, 2016.

Review of applications will begin December 2, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


RELIGION: Religion, Race, and Colonialism
Assistant Professor (Mellon Bridge Professorship)
(Search closed)

The Tufts University Department of Religion seeks a scholar for a tenure-track Mellon Bridge Assistant Professorship in Religion, Race, and Colonialism. PhD is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have both training in the academic study of religion and specialization in the study of race, colonialism, indigeneity, ethnicity, and/or diaspora. Region, historical period, and methodological focus are all open and applications are encouraged from scholars with cognate interests in Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, History, Sociology, or other disciplines. The Department of Religion at Tufts boasts a dynamic and research-active faculty with scholarly and teaching interests in Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, early Christianity, and American religious history. With this hire, the department seeks a colleague who can help expand our research engagements and curricular programming while actively contributing to programs in the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts (which includes Africana Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, US Latino Studies, and Colonialism Studies).

This position is being supported by a grant from the Mellon Foundation to promote scholarship and teaching that bridges different departments and programs in the humanities at Tufts. The successful candidate will receive an appointment as a fellow at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT) for the duration of the pre-tenure probationary period. We seek candidates whose research and teaching has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, an article-length writing sample, and sample syllabi, and also arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted directly by the authors. All materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36531 . Questions about the position should be directed to lynn.wiles@tufts.edu. For help with Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807. Review of applications begins October 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The position begins July 1, 2017.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (SMFA) AT TUFTS – 3D and Performance: Sculpture
Professor of the Practice (Non-tenure-track)

The 3D and Performance department of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time Professor of the Practice in Sculpture beginning September 2017. We seek artists who have strong grounding in theoretical, historical, and practical aspects of art-making and/or scholarship. SMFA is an interdisciplinary art school within Tufts University where faculty engage with students working in a variety of media, often across disciplines. We offer diploma, undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs.

The SMFA Sculpture area embraces and pursues a broad definition of the discipline and seeks a candidate with interest and skills in contemporary interdisciplinary practices that employ new and evolving technologies along with traditional approaches. We seek candidates who are actively engaged in extending the multiple traditions and emerging practices in the ever-expanding field of contemporary sculpture.

Candidates for this position should have significant professional experience, the ability to work across a wide range of artistic disciplines beyond their specialty, and familiarity with broad approaches to art practice and critical engagement. They should have extensive critical, theoretical, and art-historical knowledge in areas of contemporary sculpture and demonstrated expertise in contemporary three-dimensional fabrication techniques, innovative approaches to interdepartmental collaboration/teaching, and the application of emerging technologies to sculpture practices.

Candidates should be interdisciplinary artists with an exceptional, active exhibition record and a commitment to both the instruction of sculpture as well as an engagement with contemporary three-dimensional hybrid forms with an emphasis on 3D digital fabrication.

Candidates should have an MFA or equivalent, with a minimum of two years’ teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; the ability to teach across a broad spectrum of sculptural practices, in particular, those related to digital 3D fabrication; fluency in relevant software including Adobe Creative Suite, CAD software (Rhino, AutoCAD, 123D, SketchUp and open source software); and experience with digital fabrication equipment such as laser cutters, 3D printers, and 3D scanners, as well as the science of new materials.

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/39703.

Please submit:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three references (letters will be requested for finalists)
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Examples of work: 20 images with image checklist or a website link for moving image / multimedia work
  • Examples of student work: 20 images with image checklist
Questions about the position may be directed to Megan McMillan, chair of the 3D and Performance department, at megan.mcmillan@tufts.edu.

Review will start on January 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (SMFA) AT TUFTS – 3D and Performance: Performance
Professor of the Practice (Non-tenure-track)
*Two positions


The 3D and Performance department of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University invites applications for two full-time Professor of the Practice faculty positions in Performance, beginning in September 2017. We seek educators who have strong grounding in theoretical, historical, and practical aspects of art-making and/or scholarship. SMFA is an interdisciplinary art school within Tufts University. Faculty engage with students working in a variety of media, often at the junctures at which different media work in combination with each other. We offer diploma, undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs.

The SMFA Performance area has a long and esteemed history and is seeking extraordinary candidates who will bring vision and leadership to the area. Candidates should have the ability to facilitate students’ research and production across both art and academic fields of study. Faculty members participate in curriculum design, course development, and interdisciplinary projects. Preferred candidates should have the ability to teach introductory through graduate-level courses and to develop both cross-media courses and seminars.

The preferred candidate will have demonstrated accomplishments as both an educator and an artist whose work engages the theories and practices of performance. This should include expertise in one or more of the following areas: performance art, discourse in social practices and engagement, identity and cultural studies, critical methodologies, and interdisciplinary and new-media-based art practices.

Candidates should have an MFA or equivalent, with a minimum of five years’ teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; a record of exhibition and performance nationally and internationally; and the ability to teach across a broad, global range of historical and contemporary performance practices.

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/39700.

Please submit:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three references (letters will be requested for finalists)
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Examples of work: a website link for performance documentation, or moving image / multimedia work. Total length not to exceed 30 minutes. Links to full-length works may also be submitted as addenda and will be viewed if time allows.
  • Examples of student work: 20 images with image checklist.
Questions about the position may be directed to Megan McMillan, chair of the 3D and Performance department, at megan.mcmillan@tufts.edu.

Review of applications begins January 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (SMFA) AT TUFTS – Media Arts
Full-Time Visiting Artist (Non-tenure-track)

The Media Arts Department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University seeks applications for a full-time visiting artist in moving image production. The position involves teaching undergraduate studio courses to art majors at all levels, from introductory to advanced. Requirements include: a proficiency in the production and post-production techniques, practices, and critique of moving image, sound, and media art, as well as a thorough knowledge of the discourses (theory and history) of video art and film within a fine arts context; a demonstrated commitment to teaching; the ability to teach students with a wide range of cross-disciplinary interests and to support their work both conceptually and technically; and good interpersonal skills, including clarity, generosity, and creativity. Areas of specialization may include: video art and installation, performance video, live-action animation, experimental narrative, hybrid fiction and non-fiction, and/or other intersections between art and moving image.

Candidates should have an MFA in Studio Art or an equivalent degree, and should have college level teaching experience, preferably at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/39664.

Please submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • An artist statement
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three to five samples of professional work. (Use Vimeo or YouTube link or a PDF with embedded links.) Total length of the three samples not to exceed 30 minutes.
  • Contact information for three references (letters will be requested for finalists.)
  • Links to full length works may also be submitted as addenda only. They will be viewed if time allows.
Questions about the position may be directed to Jane Gillooly, chair of the Media Arts department, at jane.gillooly@tufts.edu.

Review of applications will start on January 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, values quality teaching and research, and is committed to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally, as well as fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


School of Engineering

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING: Open
Assistant Professor
(Search closed)

Tufts University, Department of Biomedical Engineering - seeks candidates for a tenure­-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Preference will be given to those candidates whose research interests involve regenerative medicine and tissue engineering with a focus on disease models and systems biology. The successful candidate will join an active department that offers B.S., M.E., M.S. and Ph.D. programs, and thus must demonstrate the potential to develop an outstanding internationally recognized research program, excel in teaching, and develop strong interschool collaborations. Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses.

Information about the department can be found at: http://engineering.tufts.edu/bme/

Qualifications:
A doctorate is required and postdoctoral experience is desirable.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, research plan, and the name of three references electronically to the following link https://apply.interfolio.com/39171. Evaluation of the candidates will start at the end of December 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Assistant/Associate Professor
(Search closed)

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts University seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at the level of Assistant Professor. Exceptional candidates may also be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor depending on experience and accomplishments. Candidates must possess a doctorate degree in hydrology, environmental engineering, water resources engineering, engineering systems, or a related interdisciplinary field. Principal responsibilities include the establishment of an externally-funded research program, graduate and undergraduate instruction and mentorship, and University and professional service. The successful candidate will join our Environmental and Water Resources Engineering program with strengths in hydrology, groundwater remediation, water quality modeling, water diplomacy, and contaminant fate and transport. The position offers considerable opportunity for collaboration in several interdisciplinary programs and organizations including Water: Systems, Science, and Society, Water Diplomacy, Tufts Institute of the Environment, and the Stockholm Environment Institute U.S. Office.

The Tufts School of Engineering (SOE) 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. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.

Qualifications:
We seek applicants with expertise in the area of hydrology and water resources, whose research interests relate to complex water challenges facing society – including but not limited to food-energywater nexus, issues of scales and uncertainties, impacts of changing climate, and issues related to water resources access, allocation and management. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of scholarship and a focus on theory-practice synthesis.

Application Instructions:
Questions about the position should be addressed to Professor Shafiqul Islam, search committee chair; Shafiqul.Islam@tufts.edu. Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and objectives, and contact information for three references through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/38646. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled; applications submitted after December 1 are also welcome.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


COMPUTER SCIENCE and MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (joint hire): Robotics
Assistant/Associate/or Full Professor
(Search closed)

The Department of Computer Science (CS) and the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Tufts University invite applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at any rank in the area of robotics to begin in September 2017. We are looking for an engaged and engaging researcher and teacher with a strong vision who can bridge the research strands in control and navigation in ME and artificial intelligence and human-robot interaction in CS and maintain a high-quality collaborative research program at Tufts. A particular focus is manipulation.

Both departments and the School of Engineering have grown significantly in the past decade in faculty and student size and in research funding. Located in the Boston area, the department benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, collaborative faculty, and cross-disciplinary research opportunities. Tufts University is one of the smallest universities ranked as a Research 1 university, offering the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Tufts supports and encourages a culture of interdisciplinary research and there are numerous such opportunities within the School of Engineering, School of Arts and Sciences, and our graduate and professional schools.

Located only six miles from historic downtown Boston, faculty members on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the area. The School of Engineering is in the midst of a period of exciting growth that has seen the recruitment of outstanding new faculty, a quadrupling of funded research over the last ten years, the addition of new buildings and laboratory space, an emphasis on building diversity in engineering, and major curricular initiatives at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications Candidates may have expertise in any area of AI and robotics, especially but not limited to manipulation, control, and human-robot interaction.

Application Instructions Please submit your application online through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/38832. We request the following: (a) a letter of application explaining your interest in Tufts and in this position, (b) your curriculum vitae, (c) a statement describing your current and planned research, (d) a statement of your teaching philosophy, (e) a sample of your scholarly work, and (f) three to five reference letters. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department, the position, and the application procedure, please visit http://www.cs.tufts.edu/. Inquiries should be emailed to jointsearch@cs.tufts.edu.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


COMPUTER SCIENCE: Open
Assistant/Associate/or Full Professor

The Department of Computer Science at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at any rank to begin in September 2017. We are looking for an engaged and engaging researcher and teacher with a strong vision who can build and maintain a high-quality research program at Tufts and collaborate with our faculty.

Candidates may have expertise in any area of computer science, especially but not limited to AI, data science, databases, human-computer interaction, machine learning, physical computing, robotics, security and privacy, systems, theoretical computer science, as well as research involving interdisciplinary collaborations and applications in science, engineering, and the humanities. We seek a candidate whose research will both connect with some of our current faculty and extend into new areas, but we are open to strong applicants in all areas.

The Department of Computer Science has grown significantly in the past decade in faculty and student size and in research funding. Located in the Boston area, the department benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, collaborative faculty, and cross-disciplinary research opportunities. Tufts University is one of the smallest universities ranked as a Research 1 university, so it offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Tufts University supports and encourages a culture of interdisciplinary research and there are numerous such opportunities within the School of Engineering, School of Arts and Sciences, and our graduate and professional schools.

The Tufts School of Engineering distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education within the intellectually rich environment of a research university. Located only six miles from historic downtown Boston, faculty members on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the area. The School of Engineering is in the midst of a period of exciting growth that has seen the recruitment of outstanding new faculty, a quadrupling of funded research over the last ten years, the addition of new buildings and laboratory space, an emphasis on building diversity in engineering, and major curricular initiatives at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Instructions:
Please submit your application online through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37872. We request the following: (a) a letter of application explaining your interest in Tufts and in this position, (b) your curriculum vitae, (c) a statement describing your current and planned research, (d) a statement of your teaching philosophy, (e) a sample of your scholarly work, and (f) three to five reference letters.

Review of applications will begin January 9, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department, the position, and the application procedure, please visit http://www.cs.tufts.edu/. Inquiries should be emailed to ttsearch@cs.tufts.edu.

EEO Statement:
Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Tufts invites all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


COMPUTER SCIENCE: Open
Lecturer OR Professor of the Practice (Non-tenure-track)
(Search closed)

The Department of Computer Science in the School of Engineering at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer or Professor of the Practice position to begin in 2017. The precise date is negotiable.

The ideal Lecturer candidate will possess prior teaching experience, especially with undergraduate students, and have an engaging teaching style. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.

A good Professor of the Practice candidate will additionally possess a wealth of industry experience to share with our students. The Professor of the Practice rank is awarded when a candidate has demonstrated outstanding professional accomplishments and achieved senior stature in his/her field, demonstrated by a career path of increasing responsibility and scope. In the case of this position, we would consider a part-time hire if the finalist wished to maintain part-time employment in industry.

Candidates may have expertise in any area of computer science or a closely related field including but not limited to Algorithms, Complexity, AI, Analytics, Machine Learning, Databases, Distributed Systems, Computational Biology, Hardware-Software Interfaces, Human-Computer Interaction, Robotics, Mobile Development, Natural Language Processing, Power Management, Security, Software Development, Visualization, and Web Infrastructure and Design.

This is a full-time non-tenure-track position. The initial appointment term will be for three years with the possibility of renewal contingent on annual performance review results.

The Department of Computer Science has grown significantly in the past decade in number of faculty and students, graduating over 125 majors annually. Located in the Boston area, the department benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, collaborative faculty, and cross-disciplinary research opportunities. Tufts University is one of the smallest universities ranked as a Research 1 university, and it offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Tufts University supports and encourages a culture of interdisciplinary research and there are numerous such opportunities within the School of Engineering, the School of Arts and Sciences, and through graduate and professional schools.

Tufts' School of Engineering distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education within the intellectually rich environment of a research university. Located only six miles from historic downtown Boston, faculty members on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the area. The School of Engineering is in the midst of a period of exciting growth that has seen recruitment of outstanding new faculty, a quadrupling of funded research over the last ten years, addition of new laboratory space, an emphasis on building diversity in engineering, and major curricular initiatives at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We request that each application include the following materials: (a) a letter of application explaining the applicant’s interest in the position, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a statement of teaching philosophy, (d) at least three reference letters, and (e) a supplement appropriate to the position in which the applicant is interested. An applicant for Professor of the Practice should include a supplement containing a sample or abstracted sample of industrial work. An applicant for Lecturer should include a sample of material developed for the classroom, such as a syllabus, a homework assignment, or a laboratory exercise. Items (a) through (e) should be submitted online through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36571.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department, the position, and the application procedure, please visit http://www.cs.tufts.edu/. Inquiries should be emailed to cssearch@cs.tufts.edu.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


COMPUTER SCIENCE/FLETCHER SCHOOL OF LAW AND DIPLOMACY: Cyber Security and Policy
Associate/Full Professor (Bridge Professorship with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy)
(Search closed)

Tufts University seeks to fill a newly-created Bridge Professorship in Cyber Security and Policy starting in September 2017. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor in the School of Engineering's Department of Computer Science and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. This interdisciplinary position is designed to bridge the technical and policy expertise necessary to advance the state of knowledge in Cyber Security and Policy. We are looking for a scholar with a distinguished track record in research, teaching, and outreach in topics related to Cyber Security and Policy. Broadly construed, this topic area includes: privacy; encryption; the role of power and conflict in cyberspace; public policy, international and domestic laws pertaining to cyber security; ethical and societal implications of cyber security; critical infrastructure protection and resiliency; automatic detection of vulnerabilities; measuring and modeling cyber security; reverse engineering and exploitation; and tools and techniques for understanding cyber security and policy.

Candidates are expected to have a history of making technical and policy contributions. The successful candidate will be expected to do research, teach, and provide leadership in cyber security and policy at Tufts University. Leadership at the university is expected to include creating new graduate programs. Teaching and service obligations will be shared between the host departments most fitting to the successful candidate.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement describing current and planned research, a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, the names and affiliations of three to five potential references, and an e-mail address and phone number at which the candidate may be reached. All application materials should be submitted online through https://apply.interfolio.com/36391. Letters of recommendation will be solicited only with the candidate's explicit approval. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

The purposes of the Bridge Professorship are to strengthen expertise at Tufts in Cyber Security and Policy, and to facilitate collaboration and funding opportunities with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the federal government, industry, and foundations. Inquiries about the position should be emailed to Katrina.Noyes@tufts.edu.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING: Open
Lecturer (Non-tenure-track)


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering at Tufts University invites applications for the following two positions to begin in 2017:

  • A full-time Lecturer and
  • A half-time Lecturer
Candidates are sought primarily in the area of Computer Engineering or a closely related field with expertise in topics including, but not limited, to computer architecture, security, MPSoC design, embedded and real-time systems, heterogeneous computing and GPUs, digital logic, programming and data structures. The department is interested in building its offerings of advanced courses for undergraduate seniors and MS students. Thus, a strong command of core undergraduate material as well as expertise in at least one specialized area of computer engineering is necessary.

These are non-tenure-track positions. The initial appointment term will be for three years with the possibility of renewal contingent on annual performance review results.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering has grown significantly in the past decade. Located in the Boston area, the department benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, collaborative faculty, and cross-disciplinary research opportunities. Tufts University is one of the smallest universities ranked as a Research 1 university, and it offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Tufts University supports and encourages a culture of interdisciplinary research and there are numerous such opportunities within the School of Engineering, the School of Arts and Sciences, and through graduate and professional schools.

Tufts' School of Engineering distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education within the intellectually rich environment of a research university. Located only six miles from historic downtown Boston, faculty members on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the area. The School of Engineering is in the midst of a period of exciting growth that has seen recruitment of outstanding new faculty, a quadrupling of funded research over the last ten years, addition of new laboratory space, an emphasis on building diversity in engineering, and major curricular initiatives at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit your application online through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/40324. We request the following: (a) a letter of application explaining your interest in Tufts and in this position, (b) your curriculum vitae, (c) a statement describing your current and planned research, (d) a statement of your teaching philosophy, (e) a sample of your scholarly work, and (f) three to five reference letters.

Review of applications will begin March 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department, the position, and the application procedure, please visit the Tufts Electrical and Computer Engineering website. Inquiries should be emailed to ece@tufts.edu.

EEO STATEMENT
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: Design
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure-stream) OR
Professor of the Practice (Non-tenure-track)


Tufts University Department of Mechanical Engineering is searching for a professor in design at the assistant, associate, or full level (tenure-track/tenured) or as Professor of the Practice. The professor would be part of the design division in the department and would help teach undergraduate and graduate design classes such as Design for Sustainability, Design for Manufacture, Design for Optimization, and Mechanical Design. Research thrusts may include those tied to product design, entrepreneurship, human factors, and/or robotics, including soft robotics. Collaboration with the Tufts Gordon Institute of Engineering Management is highly encouraged. Additional information about the department can be found at http://engineering.tufts.edu/me.

The successful candidate will join an active department that offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, and thus must demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as the potential to develop an internationally recognized research program. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses. A doctorate or extensive industrial experience is required. All candidates must have experience in the design process and should submit some of their designs in the application. Candidates should also submit a clear statement explaining why they are interested in Tufts and how their skillset will fit well into the department ecosystem.

Tufts' School of Engineering (SOE) 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 I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.

Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, research plan, and the names of three references electronically via https://apply.interfolio.com/36354.

Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Anil Saigal at anil.saigal@tufts.edu. Evaluation of the candidates will start at the end of October 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, and thus, women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


OFFICE OF THE PROVOST AND SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT: Institute for Global Leadership (IGL)
Director and Professor of the Practice (Non-tenure-track)


Tufts University's Office of the Provost is seeking a Director of the Institute of Global Leadership (IGL) (http://provost.tufts.edu/igl-director-search/). The successful candidate will be expected to continue and strengthen IGL's flagship initiatives, to deepen their integration with Tufts' degree programs, and to lead in conceiving new directions and campus collaborations. This position is also a faculty appointment as Professor of the Practice and will be affiliated with the Fletcher School, the School of Arts and Sciences, or the School of Engineering.

The mission of the IGL is to develop new generations of effective and ethical leaders who are able and driven to comprehend complexity, reflect cultural and political nuance, and engage as responsible global citizens in anticipating and confronting the world's most pressing problems.

IGL's flagship program is an intensive course designed as a colloquium, Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC), which each year addresses a different topic of fundamental global importance. IGL provides students with interdisciplinary and experiential learning opportunities designed to complement their departmentally-based programs of study. A fuller description of IGL's wide-ranging programs can be found at http://www.tuftsgloballeadership.org/.

Qualifications: Tufts seeks an experienced faculty member, academic administrator or practitioner from outside academia (such as diplomacy, government, international organizations, international business, NGOs) with intellectual experience and knowledge as well as practical experience engaging critical global issues, and who is capable of conceiving and organizing creative opportunities for students to engage them. Also essential are successful experience in teaching or otherwise mentoring undergraduate students, willingness to participate in fundraising, and the ability to work with an Advisory Board and to promote diversity and inclusion. Possessing a strong personal network of global affairs leaders would be an important advantage. A PhD is not required, but could be helpful in navigating the responsibilities of the position.

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, a C.V./resume, a one-page statement describing their experience and philosophy of teaching or mentoring undergraduate students, and the names and contact information of at least three references to https://apply.interfolio.com/39844.

The application deadline is February 28, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and will continue to be received until an appointment is made.

Tufts is being assisted in this search by Strategic Consulting: the Wyly/Kellogg International Group. Potential candidates and those wishing to offer nominations should contact Dr. Thomas J. Wyly (617-489-2673, tomwyly@juno.com) or Dr. Earl D. Kellogg (217-621-3856, earlkellogg@gmail.com). Dr. Wyly and Dr. Kellogg will also be pleased to meet with candidates in confidence at the annual meeting of AIEA: The Association of International Education Administrators, February 19-22, 2017, the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


Additional positions to be announced.