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

Faculty Searches for AY 2017-2018

(Updated: August 15, 2017)

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.

Full-text position announcements can be found at

(PF) = Position filled
(SC) = Search closed


Status: Department:
Field: Rank:
  Anthropology Sociocultural Anthropology Full-time Lecturer
SC Art and Art History Architectural History and Theory Assistant Professor
  Biology Organisms and Populations Full-time Lecturer
SC Biology Regenerative/Developmental Biology Assistant/Associate Professor
SC Chemistry Materials, Energy and the Life Sciences Assistant Professor
SC Community Health Social Epidemiology |
Non-Communicable Diseases |
Behavioral/Mental Health
Assistant Professor
  Drama and Dance Sound Engineering Full-time Lecturer
SC Economics William and Joyce Cummings Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and Business Professor of the Practice
SC Economics Gunnar Myrdal Professorship in Economics Assistant Professor
  Education University Science Education – The Listening Project Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  Education Mathematics Education Associate/Full Professor
  Film and Media Studies Television Studies Associate Professor
  History African-American History Gerald Gill Professor
  International Literary and Cultural Studies German Literature and Culture Assistant Professor
SC Mathematics Complex Geometry Assistant Professor
  Mathematics Scientific Computing Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor
SC Mathematics Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor
SC Mathematics Number Theory or Arithmetic Geometry Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor
SC Occupational Therapy Entry-Level Professional Program Director Senior Lecturer
SC Philosophy Feminist Philosophy Assistant Professor
(Kathryn A. McCarthy Junior Professorship in Women's Studies)
SC Physics and Astronomy Experimental Neutrino Physics Assistant Professor
  Political Science Newhouse Professor of Civic Studies Professor or Associate Professor
SC Religion Religion, Race, and Colonialism Assistant Professor
(Mellon Bridge Professorship)
  School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts – 3D and Performance Sculpture Professor of the Practice
  School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts – 3D and Performance Performance Professor of the Practice
*Two positions
  School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts – Media Arts Media Arts Full-Time Visiting Artist
  Sociology Race and Ethnicity Assistant Professor
PF/SC Sociology Class Inequality, Labor, and/or Related Fields Associate/Full Professor


Status: Department:
Field: Rank:
SC Biomedical Engineering Open Assistant/Associate/or Full Professor
SC Civil and Environmental Engineering Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Assistant/Associate Professor
SC Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering
(joint hire)
Robotics Assistant/Associate/or Full Professor
  Computer Science Open Lecturer, non-tenure-track
SC Computer Science Open Assistant/Associate/or Full Professor
SC Computer Science Open Lecturer OR Professor of the Practice
SC Computer Science/
Fletcher School of Law/Diplomacy
Cyber Security and Policy Associate/Full Professor
(Bridge Professorship with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy)
  Electrical and Computer Engineering Open Full-time and Part-time Lecturers
PF Mechanical Engineering Design Asst/Asso/Full Professor (T/TT) OR Professor of the Practice
  Office of the Provost and
Senior Vice-President
Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) Director and Professor of the Practice
  Tufts Gordon Institute Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Cummings Chair, Professor of the Practice


Additional positions to be announced.