Job Opportunities

Join Our Team!

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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External applicants:  Please follow these instructions(link is external) to access the application site.

Academic Job Opportunities 

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. 

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.

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.

Staff Job Opportunities

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.

Data Science Advisor, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (4574U)

Job ID: 25211

The data science advisor serves as first line resource support for undergraduates on course selection, program policies and requirements, admission to the major and minor and fulfilling requirements for graduation and monitors general advising email account and Piazza website. The advisor serves as a resource to undergraduate students on Data Science faculty, academic resources, undergraduate research opportunities, mentoring, tutoring, scholarships, internships, and career planning resources; refers students appropriately to staff, faculty and campus units for information and assistance; and provides general advice to students on academic and major requirements, alternative academic options and similar issues.  They also monitor and evaluate students' completion of academic requirements and independently review and process academic requests. The advisor also uses advising tools to meet programmatic objectives and identifies student needs for programs and services, assists with new programs and projects based on emerging student needs and new research in the student development field and, under the guidance of a senior advisor, provides administrative and logistical support to meet program goals, priorities and deadlines.

Director of Development, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (0462U) 

Job ID: 24369

The Director of Development manages a portfolio of 75-100 individual major gift or corporate/foundation relations prospects, the majority with the capacity to give $100,000 or more. The director makes at least 8-10 significant prospect/donor visits per month, identifies and qualifies 20-60 major gift prospects per year and cultivates, solicits and stewards current use and endowment gifts directly. The director also writes proposals for solicitation of individual, corporate, and/or foundation prospects, looks for opportunities to work with major gift prospects that will enhance diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging efforts and ensures that predetermined fundraising goals are met and implements program activities to achieve these goals. The director conducts 15-24 solicitations, raises $1-5 million annually once a mature portfolio is established, plans, organizes, and directs fundraising campaigns and builds CDSS’s major gift prospect pipeline through discovery and cultivation.

Executive Director, Berkeley Institute for Data Science (0379U)

Job ID: 21046
The executive director of the Berkeley Institute for Data Science will act as the primary point of contact between the Institute and its foundation, government, and industry donors and funders; identify and enlist the faculty and researchers from CDSS and the broader UC Berkeley community who are needed to cultivate gifts and develop grant proposals; and manage relationships with key decision-makers and influencers from foundations, government, and industry. They will develop and implement the strategic goals, objectives, and directions of the Institute, and determine the requisite resource allocations and financing plans to achieve the goals and sustain the institute, conferring with the Faculty Directors and the Faculty Council. They will also oversee the major research, training, and community-building programs at BIDS such as the invited speaker series, the Cross Domain Initiatives (XDs), and multiple research fellowship programs for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. They will identify and enlist the faculty and staff needed to ensure the compelling and high-quality programs for which the Institute is recognized. 

Executive Director, West Big Data Innovation Hub (0379U) 

Job ID: 20953 

The Executive Director of the West Big Data Innovation Hub (West Hub) provides senior management and leadership of a multi-institution and multidisciplinary research effort.  UC Berkeley serves as the home for the West Hub, one of a network of four regional efforts seeded by the National Science Foundation.   Along with partner institutions, The University of Washington eScience Institute and the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, UC Berkeley serves as the central organizational point for the West Hub, which brings together academia, industry, government, and non-profit organizations from across a 13 state region.  Having the hub centered at Berkeley provides a highly visible campus leadership position in Big Data and Data Science, and provides additional opportunities for researchers across the campus.