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.
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 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.
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OAA #: 21911-08
Appointment Status: Tenure
Internal Number: 8907
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.