Job Opportunities

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The Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) is in search of new talent to join our fast-growing team. Please see the available opportunities below to apply today. 

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Academic Job Opportunities 

Assistant Professor - Statistics, Data Science, Department of Statistics

The Berkeley Statistics Department currently seeks applicants with outstanding records in Statistics and Data Science for a position at the Assistant Professor level. We are particularly interested in candidates working in data science at the interface of statistics with the biological, medical, physical, and social sciences, and in artificial intelligence and machine learning.


Assistant Teaching Professor - Probability, Statistics, and Data Science, Department of Statistics

Potential for Security of Employment, LPSOE), in Probability, Statistics, and Data Science. The primary duties and responsibilities of an appointee to the position are teaching, pedagogical innovation, and academic program development. Secondary responsibilities are professional and/or scholarly achievement and creative activity, including those related to instruction and pedagogy. This position has the possibility of security of employment (equivalent to tenure).


Postdoctoral Scholar - Criminal Justice, Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)

BIDS is seeking a creative and driven postdoctoral research fellow to conduct independent, self-directed research using the latest data science methods and tools to answer questions related to equity in criminal justice and law enforcement accountability. The scholar will have the opportunity to utilize the data and infrastructure developed via the new platform, and to collaborate with leading journalists, data scientists, researchers, and defense lawyers who form the Community Law Enforcement Accountability Network (CLEAN). Successful candidates will bring a strong background in social sciences, law, and/or criminal justice and in performing data intensive research. Program management experience will also be helpful.


Assistant Teaching Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (EECS)

The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an approved teaching-track position in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the Assistant Teaching Professor level. Teaching-track faculty are educational professionals who combine instructional excellence with professional and/or scholarly achievement and activity, including creative activity, especially as they relate to instruction and pedagogy. We seek candidates who have demonstrated that they are promising computer science and engineering educators and who are interested in a teaching-focused career. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching large courses---particularly courses with 200+ students---and managing large course staffs. A strong background in data science as well as computer science is advantageous.


Assistant/Associate/Full Professors - Computational Precision Health, UC Berkeley Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society; UCSF Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute (CDSS and BCHSI)

The Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society at the University of California, Berkeley and the Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute at the University of California, San Francisco are jointly forming a new Graduate Group in Computational Precision Health (CPH) in support of a bold new program in this area, and seek applicants for four open-rank tenured or tenure track FTE positions. Successful candidates will have a strong track record of applying computational and data sciences to health, broadly defined to include aspects of mental and physical health; population and public health; public policy and economics; and equity and fairness. Newly recruited faculty will hold dual appointments at Berkeley and UCSF.


Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (EECS)

The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for approved tenure-track positions in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the Assistant Professor level. Joint appointments will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants interested in creating innovative and far-reaching solutions to important problems in electrical engineering and/or computer science, as well as to applicants whose research, teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.


Assistant Professor, NeuroEngineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute (EECS and HWNI)

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences  and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at the University of California, Berkeley invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the non-tenured Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have joint appointments with EECS and HWNI. We seek applicants interested in creating innovative and far-reaching solutions to important problems at the boundary of electrical engineering and neuroscience. 


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Department of Statistics

The Berkeley Statistics Department currently seeks applicants with outstanding records in any area of Probability for at least one position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Associate Professor and Full Professor positions carry tenure.


Lecturer, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS)

CDSS is seeking outstanding instructors to be appointed in the non-Senate Lecturer title series who can teach small and large courses in several areas. We are particularly interested in instructors who can combine computational and inferential thinking in a way that reflects the new field of Data Science Education.


Staff Job Opportunities

Executive Director of External Relations, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (0379U)

Job ID: 27355

This position serves as the inaugural Executive Director of External Relations for the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) and is responsible for establishing and developing relationships with industry and nonprofit organization partners, identifying and tracking funding opportunities, facilitating responses to requests for information and/or research proposals, discovering opportunities for collaboration among research groups, and helping to develop and write proposals. 

The position develops strategies for measuring and capturing the impacts of external relations activities, projects, programs, and initiatives, in partnership with the CDSS leadership team. The position serves as a representative of CDSS to the broader university and external stakeholders, and provides expert consultation related to program development and external partnerships to amplify CDSS' impact and reach.

In collaboration with CDSS' Chief Development Officer, the position will work to secure external financial support to sustain the division's growth and manage relationships with partners and programmatic funders. The position will work closely with the Associate Dean for Research at CDSS as part of a collaborative senior leadership team, including the Associate Provost and Dean, Associate Deans, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Communications Officer, Chief Development Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Technical Advisor, and Department Chairs.


Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (7384U)

Job ID: 27356

The Executive Assistant provides high level support to the Associate Provost and Chief of Staff, ensures administrative processes and office operations run smoothly in the APD office; and coordinates the highly complex, highly confidential, and constantly changing, dynamic calendar of the APD. The incumbent must understand the priorities and working styles of both executives in order to organize issues according to urgency, and to allocate time accordingly for scheduled events, travel, and meetings. This individual independently investigates issues and problems that occur on a daily basis within the confines of the executives' calendared meetings and engagements. The EA demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.


Digital Communications Specialist, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (7455U)

Job ID: 27353

The Digital Communications Specialist role develops, enhances, and maintains websites and social media and digital properties with a broad and growing audience. The incumbent researches, develops, reviews, and edits web and multimedia content including design, images, infographics, and video. This individual works collaboratively with the communications team for the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) on digital strategy and communications planning, as well as engages with staff, student interns, partners, and contractors on work products and website maintenance. The individual determines methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining and documenting results and develops regular internal reports on reach and impacts of digital communication products and properties, including website and social media accounts. The specialist builds and maintains collaborative relationships with CDSS affiliates, staff across campus, and partners related to digital communications. The specialist also proposes new and innovative pilot projects in digital communications and recommends technology that will support the digital communications goals. The specialist is directly supervised by CDSS' Chief Communications Officer.


Science Writer, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (4017U)

Job ID: 27352

The Science Writer writes and develops storytelling content that aligns with communication strategies and targets key audiences, including prospective and current undergraduate and graduate students, donors, alumni, faculty, staff, partners, and reporters. The Science Writer seeks out information and analysis on research, education, activities in computing and data science; writes stories and content for various platforms and audiences, conducts interviews, and secures relevant photography, video, and graphics.


Student Programs and Curriculum Coordinator, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (7397U) 

Job ID: 29377

The Student Programs and Curriculum Coordinator conducts student program coordination and administration planning and development. The coordinator actively participates in planning for the Data Science programs that connect large numbers of undergraduate students with hands on, team-based opportunities to contribute to various data related projects. They assist with planning, recruiting, and managing growth of student programs in the Division, which may include student teams, Data Scholars, BUDS, and other student training/development opportunities. They participate in executing marketing plans/strategies for Data Science programs analysis and evaluation. They support the Academic Support and Student Engagement specialist in implementing assessment plans to include assessment on at least a semester basis (or more frequently if needed) in order to understand the impact of programs experienced from multiple perspectives (i.e. student participant, student lead, staff supervisor) to understand the student experience within programs, with a particular focus on DEIBJ and alignment with Student Learning Objectives. They also lead and oversee department course scheduling and enrollment management and assist with devising curriculum planning in collaboration with chair/dean, faculty, and other departments, to ensure students' academic progress through course sequences, avoiding conflicts, and ensuring compliance with campus-wide policies.


Graduate Student Services Coordinator, Statistics Department (4574U)

Job ID: 25781

The Graduate Student Services Coordinator is a member of the Statistics Student Services Team which includes two undergraduate advisors who also serve as schedulers and Course & Curriculum Officers, one Professional Master’s Degree Program Coordinator, and one PhD Program Advisor who also serves as the Director of Student Services and the supervisor of this position. This position is responsible for a wide-range of duties including graduate admissions, Academic Student Employee (ASE) assignment and hiring, fellowships and financial aid, events, and other special projects in support of Student Services.


Human Resources Coordinator, Statistics Department (7595U)

Job ID: 25770

The Human Resources (HR) Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Academic Personnel and Human Resources (AP/HR) for the Statistics Department. Under the direction of the Director of AP/HR , the HR Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day human resources operations in the Statistics Department, including administering and coordinating human resources policies, programs and procedures such as recruitment, appointment, timekeeping, visa procurement, intercampus transfers, training and development, and welfare programs. The HR Coordinator will also assist with academic personnel including academic recruitment, appointment, advancement, compensation and salary administration. 


Chief DE&I Officer, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (4258U)

Job ID: 25127

Working in close collaboration with the Associate Provost and Dean (APD) Jennifer Chayes and the leadership team in the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS), the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer will work with the CDSS Associate Dean for DEIBJ to develop an anti-racist organization by establishing new paradigms, implementing strategies, and tactics to ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice are embedded as central tenets of CDSS’s culture for teaching, research, and administration. The Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer will work at various levels -- the division, campus, and beyond -- to support the DEIBJ vision for CDSS, as well as nurture a shared sense of responsibility for DEIBJ among stakeholders, with the aims of positively impacting the recruitment, retention, and experience of faculty, students, faculty, and staff, and the overall divisional climate in the short- and long-term.

The Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer will work with colleagues in the division and across campus in providing leadership in support of goals that target a full range of DEIBJ work among students, faculty, staff, and the larger community. Working with the CDSS Directors of Development, Communications, and External Relations, the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer will work to cultivate financial and other resources to support effective programs and initiatives that advance the division’s DEIBJ goals. This position reports to the APD with a dotted line to the Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion.

We seek a proven leader with demonstrated vision and the ability to execute for results. The successful candidate must have a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities for a large, comprehensive research university or comparably complex enterprise; a record as a champion of diversity and inclusion; and enthusiasm for advancing CDSS’s strategic initiatives. The successful candidate may be an administrator, practitioner, thought leader, and/or scholar.