11257: Professor/Department Head

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Professor/Department Head - Archive
Computer and Information Science

Posting: 11257
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2013-07-09

REVISED:  Application Review Date

The Computer and Information Science (CIS) Department at the University of Oregon invites applications for Professor/Department Head.  We seek an outstanding scholar who will be excited to head a computer science department in a strong public research university.  A number of senior faculty have recently or will soon retire, creating an opportunity for regeneration through multiple hires over the next several years.  The department is currently developing and implementing a strategic plan for increased research prominence in the context of a college-wide plan for excellence.

We seek an individual with strategic vision and leadership abilities.  The ideal candidate will be a prominent scholar with a sustained record of publication and research funding in an area of software or intelligent systems that complements existing research strengths of the department.  We are looking for an innovative thinker who is eager to advance interdisciplinary scholarship, build bridges between academia and industry, mentor faculty to achieve excellence, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and communicate the intellectual excitement of computer science and its broad, evolving role in contemporary society. A PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field is required.

The University of Oregon is an AAU comprehensive research university with many nationally and internationally renowned programs.  It is located in Eugene, two hours south of Portland, and within one hour’s drive of both the Pacific Ocean and the snow-capped Cascade Mountains.  The CIS Department is part of the College of Arts and Sciences and is housed within the integrated Lorry Lokey Science Complex.  The department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.  More information about the department, its programs and faculty can be found at http://www.cs.uoregon.edu, or by contacting the search committee at faculty.search@cs.uoregon.edu.

Applications will be accepted electronically through the department's web site (only).  Application information can be found at http://www.cs.uoregon.edu/Employment/.  Review of applications has been extended through October 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please address questions to faculty.search@cs.uoregon.edu.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  We are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seek candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.