Founding Department Chair and Professor, Computer Science

Indiana University Indianapolis
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at IUPUI

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Indianapolis seeks a Professor and Founding Chair of a new Department of Computer Science. The recently established department is part of a bold vision to transform Indiana University Indianapolis into the state’s next-generation urban research university. This presents a unique opportunity to shape and build a cutting-edge department, while also contributing to the strategic growth and expansion of Indiana University’s premier urban research campus. Its goal is to establish world-class and accessible computer science programs that will foster innovation, drive research excellence and economic development, and produce future leaders in the field, both for Indiana and beyond.

We seek an individual with a clear vision for the future of computer science education and research, as well as a proven track record of leadership and academic excellence. The Founding Chair will have the support to recruit and grow a diverse and accomplished faculty team, bringing together experts in various subfields of computer science. The Chair has the potential to leverage the strengths of the Luddy School, including: the Polis Center, the Luddy AI Institute, the Departments of Human-Centered Computing, BioHealth Informatics, and Library and Information Science, the unique location in downtown Indianapolis and proximity to the IU School of Medicine.

For Best Consideration, apply by 11/01/2023

Expected Start:  Date  01/01/2024 or 08/01/2024

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