Program Director/Tenure Track Faculty Member of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Tenure Track)

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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Katz School
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:      

The Katz School of Science and Health at Yeshiva University seeks a dynamic leader to serve as academic and administrative head of its graduate initiatives in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. This is a tenure eligible position depending on experience and qualifications.

Given the multidisciplinary mission of the Katz School, there will be opportunities to collaborate on research and initiatives with colleagues from other fields and schools; for example, Biotech, Mathematics, Economics, CyberSecurity, Data and Privacy Law (at Cardozo School of Law), and YU’s Innovation Lab. In particular, this is an opportunity for an entrepreneurial leader to take advantage of the University’s extensive connections to Israel’s startup community and groundbreaking work in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Biotech and Cybersecurity. 

We offer an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefits, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan.  Compensation commensurate with experience. Relocation assistance may be provided.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide transformative direction and oversight in teaching, research, and service
  • Lead curriculum development and assessment to ensure continuous program improvement
  • Lead faculty recruitment, evaluation, and development
  • Ensure student academic and professional success, securing internships and career opportunities
  • Support recruitment of highly qualified students, with an expectation of significant program growth
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators across the university to identify shared goals, new programs and research collaborations
  • Create a culture of collegiality and shared governance
  • Raise the visibility of the Katz School
  • Establish partnerships with local, regional, national, and international organizations
  • Develop grants, contracts, and philanthropy
  • Manage budgets and resources

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, AI, Machine Learning, or related field plus industry experience
  • Alternatively, a master’s degree plus significant professional experience in AI and machine learning is sufficient

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong network of industry connections
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students as evidenced by student evaluations and peer-evaluations

Application Instructions:

Please submit curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation with your application.

Please provide copies of papers and patents, and links to any open source work

About Us:       

The Katz School of Science and Health at Yeshiva University (YU) provides students with the opportunity to further their intellectual and professional pursuits and become a part of one of U.S. News and World Report’s top 100 universities in the United States. We are committed to delivering a world-class education in Science, Technology, and Health and to connecting students with thought-leaders and employers in New York City and beyond. Our curricula are informed by research and industry to provide graduates with the tools that will serve them long into their careers. Critical to our mission is creating an exemplary student and faculty experience. Yeshiva University is an academic powerhouse, and we invite you to join us. Learn more at

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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