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In partnership with the University at Buffalo, Harris Search Associates has recently launched the search for the next Director of the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS). ICDS is a partnership between UB’s Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDSE) program and UB’s Center for Computational Research (CCR)  ICDS is an interdisciplinary, collaborative effort between six UB schools including the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; the College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Management; the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; and the School of Public Health, and Health Professions offering a doctoral program of study in CDSE; a Professional Master’s degree in data science and applications; and a Master’s degree in engineering science with a focus on data science.  ICDS also coordinates undergraduate and professional courses in data science topics.


UB seeks candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse team environment; demonstrate leadership to creatively engage local, state, and national constituents; and to enhance the research, educational, and outreach activities of ICDS to ensure UB’s prominence as a leader in computational and data science research and education across a range of rapidly evolving fields.


Preferred candidates for the position as ICDS Director will have a record of qualifications including scholarly accomplishments, teaching experience, a sustained and externally funded research program, and have demonstrated commitment to collaborative research and educational activities. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Full Professor in one of the departments of the six collaborative schools.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and brief data science related vision

statement. Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential

review of materials and screening of candidates will begin immediately.

Please send application materials to the address below or contact Jeffrey Harris, Managing Partner, for further details.


Jeffrey Harris, Managing Partner, Harris Search Associates

Tel: 614-798-8500                                          Cell: 614-354-2100

Email: [email protected]  



The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter.  The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is interested in identifying prospective minority and women candidates.  No person in whatever relationship with the University at Buffalo shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of age, creed, color, handicap, national origin, race, religion, sex, marital or veteran status.


Dr. Johannes Hachmann

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE)

Director, Engineering Science in Data Science Program (ESDS)

Core Member, Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Program (CDSE)

Faculty Member, New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI)

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

612 Furnas Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260  



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