School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Position ID:GaTech-School of Interactive Computing-SC [#8893]
Position Title: Chair, School of Interactive Computing
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/02/09, finished 2017/09/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Georgia Institute of Technology
Chair, School of Interactive Computing

The College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the School of Interactive Computing.

The School’s charge is broad, ranging from robotics and machine learning to human-computer interaction and computational media. The Chair is responsible for all administrative, budgetary and personnel decisions within the school. The position, which reports to the Dean of the College of Computing, will be responsible for leadership, management, and strategic vision for the next phase of the school’s growth.

The ideal candidate will have a distinguished record of research; a commitment to interdisciplinary education; experience managing budgets, strategy, and people; familiarity working with campus administrators and leaders; and a proven record of successful external fundraising. We seek candidates with a terminal degree in Computer Science or a related field who are appointed at the rank of full professor (or equivalent) in a leading research university or organization.

To ensure full consideration, candidates should complete the online application which will require submission of a CV, letter of application, names and contact information for five references (including one student or other mentee), and other supporting documents.

This search begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017. Should you have questions or interest in further discussing the position, please contact Prof. Ellen Zegura, chair of the search committee, at

About the School of Interactive Computing

The School of Interactive Computing resides within the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). The Computer Science graduate program is currently ranked 9th nationally by U.S. News and World Report. Interactive Computing has 42 academic faculty (including joint appointments), 16 other faculty (including research faculty and postdoctoral fellows) and 12 staff members. Disciplines associated with the school include computer graphics, data visualization, human computer interaction, artificial intelligence and machine learning, learning sciences and technology, robotics and perception, and social and ubiquitous computing. The School of Interactive Computing operates four graduate programs—the MS degree in Human-Computer Interaction, the PhD degree in Human-Centered Computing, the PhD in Robotics, and the new PhD in Machine Learning—and one interdisciplinary undergraduate program, in Computational Media. The school also participates in College-wide bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in Computer Science. The school houses the interdisciplinary GVU Center and plays a significant role in two university-wide interdisciplinary research institutes, the Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) and the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM), and the new ML@GT research center.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
School of Interactive Computing
Technology Square Research Building
85 5th Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0760

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