Brandeis University, Computer Science Department

Position ID:Brandeis-COSCI-COSICHAIR [#24962]
Position Title: Chair of the Department of Computer Science.
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Starting Date:2024/07/01
Appl Deadline:2023/12/20 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/06/06, listed until 2024/02/15)
Position Description:    

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Search for the Chair of Department of Computer Science at Brandeis University. The School of Arts and Science at Brandeis University invites nominations and applications for the Chair of the Department of Computer Science. The Department seeks a dynamic research leader and innovative educator with creative vision and an outstanding record of achievement to take a department moving in a new direction to the top ranks.

The successful candidate will have an exemplary record of leadership and scholarly achievements. It is expected that candidates for this position will have an earned doctorate in computer science or related field, and a level of stature in a field sufficient at a minimum to merit appointment with tenure at the rank of Professor in a strong Computer Science program. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The Department consists of a diverse group of 20 full-time faculty members and researchers and offers programs leading to B.A./B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and an M.S. in Computational Linguistics. The Department has research strengths in computational linguistics, machine learning, distributed systems and databases. In addition, members of the Department collaborate closely with faculty across the university including biology, neuroscience, economics, physics, political science, among others.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis' history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates who represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging, and sustaining a pluralistic, just, and inclusive campus community.

Applicants should submit a CV, research statement, and teaching statement, and arrange for at least three reference letters to be submitted to AcademicJobsOnline. Because Brandeis is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, applicants should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and/or the teaching statement. Qualified applicants should apply at Applications will be reviewed starting October 20, 2023 with first consideration given to applications received by December 20, 2023. Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Liuba Shrira at

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Department of Computer Science - MS 018
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453