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Professor and Department Chair of Computer Science

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY


Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
Date:
06/15/2017
2017-06-152017-08-14
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Education and Research
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
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Department Chair – Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at Colorado State University invites applications for a department chair.  It is a dynamic and rapidly growing department with a strong focus on research, teaching, and service.  The department has 22 tenure-track faculty with research programs in artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, computer vision, networks, parallel and distributed computing, algorithms, security, and software engineering. Our faculty has over $15 million in active research projects supported by federal agencies including NSF, DHS, DARPA, AFOSR, DOE, and NIH. The department has over 750 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate students in masters and doctoral programs.

Colorado State University (CSU) is a Carnegie RU/VH institution (research university – very high research activity) located in Fort Collins, 60 miles north of Denver, in a beautiful location along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.  Enhanced by relationships with CSU, Fort Collins is a magnet for highly innovative new industries and is at the forefront of clean and alternative energy technologies, software/hardware sectors, telecommunications, aerospace and biotechnology. Fort Collins also consistently ranks high in quality of life polls, and the Rocky Mountains provide world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. You will find award-winning schools, a thriving arts scene, a wide range of shops and restaurants, hundreds of miles of walking and biking paths, and a plethora of outdoor activities.

Position Summary

The Chair serves as chief administrative officer of the department and is appointed by the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences. The Chair is expected to provide dynamic leadership conducive to excellence in research, instruction, and outreach, leading and implementing the vision and direction to advance the mission of the department. 

Requirements

The department Chair should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science, or related program, and be eligible to hold the rank of Full Professor at Colorado State University at the time of appointment.  The Chair should have a proven record of excellence in computer science research and teaching, leadership potential, commitments to diversity and inclusion, and an appreciation of the role of computer science in a modern university.

The application deadline for full consideration is August 21st, 2017.

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