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Chair & Professor
Miami University of Ohio

Date Posted Dec. 18, 2023
Title Chair & Professor
University Miami University of Ohio
Oxford, OH, United States
Department Computer Science and Software Engineering Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2024
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  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

Computer Science and Software Engineering: Chair & Professor to be the academic and administrative leader of the department. The department chair will serve as a member of the Leadership Council of the College of Engineering and Computing and will report to the Dean of the College.


Responsibilities for the position of department chair center on academic advancement and fiscal and managerial responsibilities.  Academic responsibilities include enhancing the strength of the undergraduate program; growing the master's level graduate programs; overseeing curriculum and accreditation processes; broadening research efforts;  recruiting and promoting a diverse faculty and student body; and supporting a vision for the department's future direction.  Fiscal and managerial responsibilities include budgeting, staffing, scheduling, and supervising; overseeing facilities; mentoring faculty to achieve personal and departmental goals; working with staff, students, and other constituents; and engaging in alumni outreach. Responsibilities also include teaching and performing research as appropriate.


Earned doctorate in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related engineering or science discipline; established record of teaching, research and service; has achieved the rank of Professor, or is qualified to be appointed to the rank of Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering by the start of the 2024-2025 academic year.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with appropriate and significant academic administrative experience.

Submit cover letter (including vision of the department and leadership philosophy), curriculum vita, statement teaching experience and philosophy (maximum of three pages), and statement of research experience (maximum of three pages) to:

Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. For inquiries about position, contact Screening of applications will begin January 4, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.  For more information on Miami University's diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion website.  For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

    Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


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