Director of the School of Computing


  • Professional
  • Athens, Georgia
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: March 31, 2023

University of Georgia
School of Computing

The University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the School of Computing (SoC). This is an exceptional opportunity to serve as the first permanent Director of UGA’s newest School. Approved by President Jere W. Morehead in July 2022, the School is a joint venture between UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering. The SoC enrolls almost 1500 undergraduate majors and another 235 graduate students and is home to 35 full-time faculty who carry out research in computer science, cybersecurity, machine learning, computer vision, and a host of related areas. The Director of the SoC will work collaboratively with the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Dean of Engineering to support the School and will report to the Deans. For further information about the SoC, consult https://computing.uga.edu.

The University seeks candidates who are innovative and accomplished leaders in computer science and related areas, who can articulate a compelling vision for the future of computing at a major public research university, and who have a demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and is dedicated to furthering an accessible and inclusive campus environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in computer science, or a related field;
  • An excellent and sustained record of scholarly accomplishment, as evidenced through peer-reviewed publications and related contributions, that would merit appointment as a tenured Professor at the University of Georgia;
  • To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must have been tenured at a prior institution and bring a demonstrably national reputation to UGA. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire. For more information regarding the rank and tenure on appointment, please see the UGA Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure.

Candidates are encouraged to submit materials by Friday, January 27, 2023. Please see the full job posting at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/291262. For additional information, contact Christopher Steele with the UGA Search Group at 706-977-9214 or Christopher.Steele@uga.edu.

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