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Faculty positions in Data Science Department

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The Department of Data Science at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune invites applications from candidates with outstanding academic records in foundations and applications of data science for faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.

The department carries out research on mathematical and theoretical aspects of data science and development of new methods. Building on the existing core strengths of IISER Pune in basic sciences and humanities, the faculty collaborate on a variety of applications of data science. We are actively seeking candidates in the areas of artificial intelligence & machine learning, optimisation, statistical methods & theory, across the disciplines of computer science, applied mathematics, and statistics.

IISER Pune faculty get a generous start-up grant. They also lead active research groups and secure extra-mural funding. Collaborations with industry and academia, especially with other faculty at IISER Pune, are highly encouraged.

At IISER Pune, some of the best practitioners of science train India’s brightest young minds as part of its flagship BS-MS, Integrated PhD, and PhD programs. Faculty members are expected to teach courses related to data science at the undergraduate and graduate level. Further information is available here.

Detailed educational qualifications for each level and instructions for applying are here. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 15 December 2021.