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Chair of Computer Science

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Chair of Computer Science

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for chair of computer science, a tenured full professor position to begin in Fall 2020. This position will be appointed as Luddy endowed faculty. The chair will enter the School at a transformative period of substantial new resources. A recent $60 million gift to the School provides funding for significant faculty and student endowments as well as a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence facility. The Luddy School aspires to be the leading school of computing in the world.

The Luddy School seeks a dynamic individual with an international reputation and a thirst for excellence to lead the school’s computing efforts. The chair will have significant ability to shape the growth of computer science in the School, including through several new tenure-track faculty lines.

Candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a world-class research record, a strategic vision for excellence in computer science research and education, and the academic and research leadership skills to advance that vision. They should also have an established record for excellence and a Ph.D. in computer science or another relevant area.

The School seeks candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The strongest candidates can demonstrate their experience in working with diverse student populations. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Duties will include research, teaching, and service.

The Luddy School was the first of its kind and is among the largest in the country. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating the full breadth of computing and information technology. It includes computer science, informatics, library and information science, intelligent systems engineering, and data science, with 140 faculty, 1,100 graduate students, and 2,000 undergraduate majors. It offers Ph.D.s in computer science, informatics, information science, and intelligent systems engineering, and actively supports entrepreneurship.

Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle. IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school, high-performance computing and networking facilities, and performing and fine arts.

Candidates should review the application requirements and apply online at: indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8907.

For full consideration, submit your application by January 10, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to: luddyjob+cs-chair@indiana.edu.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer, and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2020-01-24

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