Assistant Professor Data Science

University of New Haven   West Haven, CT   Full-time     Education
Posted on February 22, 2023
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University of New Haven

Assistant Professor Data Science

Tagliatela College of Engineering

Search #23-20F

Position Summary

The Connecticut Institute of Technology (CIT) at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor in Data Science. Academic areas of interest include, but are not limited to, data engineering, data visualization, cyber security, natural language processing, machine learning, quantitative social science, and statistics. The expected starting date is Fall 2023.

CIT houses multiple degrees in CS/ECE/Data Science at both the BS and MS levels and participates in the PhD program in Engineering and Applied Science. CIT houses multiple degrees in CS/ECE/Data Science at both the BS and MS levels and also participates in the PhD program in Engineering and Applied Science. Our Data Science program is one of the fastest growing fields in CIT.

Location: The University of New Haven is in a great location. New Haven has a lot to offer, and the surrounding shoreline cities are ideal for families with Connecticut being the home of some of the best schools in the nation. East Coast cities are easily accessible by train, and the location is in close proximity to New York and Boston.


  • D. in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Computational Science, Data Engineering, or other closely related fields; the degree must be complete by the successful candidates starting date of employment.
  • A commitment to excellent teaching, and effective communication skills. Ability to teach hands on graduate courses in general areas of data science such as artificial intelligence, deep learning, distributed & scalable data engineering, machine learning, and natural language processing. Experience in application areas such social data analytics, healthcare, energy, finance, or security is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent and interdisciplinary funded research. Candidates are expected to develop a research program that complements existing research activities in the department and college with application of data science and engages graduate and undergraduate students. Opportunities for research collaboration exist within the college and across the university. Scholarly publications and grant writing to establish funded research is expected.
  • Service at the program, departmental, college and university levels on various working groups and committees, is also expected. Other duties may include working with corporations to secure industry-sponsored projects and outreach/recruiting.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

About the University and College: The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university situated on the coast of southern New England. It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 8,000 students, with campuses around the country and around the world. Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.

The Tagliatela College of Engineering (TCoE) takes pride in providing students a well-balanced mix of hands-on education with a strong theoretical foundation that allows graduates to function effectively and confidently in the workplace. Our graduates are highly sought after and known by employers to be work-ready. Our curricula in core engineering and applied science disciplines, combined with strong interdisciplinary coursework, internships in the field, co-curricular activities, and research opportunities, enable our graduates to remain a step ahead of the competition in today's crowded job market. The TCoE is the only private engineering college in Connecticut that offers eight nationally accredited engineering and applied science programs (chemical, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical and industrial & systems engineering, computer science, and chemistry). The buzz is out there beyond Connecticut too as more than half of our incoming first-year students are from out-of-state. We also serve a significant number of international students. The TCoE is ranked in the top third of undergraduate engineering programs nationwide in its category by U.S. News & World Report.

All information on candidates will be kept confidential. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing their academic and/or industry experiences relevant to the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and achievements, 4) a statement of research interests, 5) a diversity and inclusion statement, and 6) contact information for at least three professional references. All materials should be submitted at