The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and
Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington invites
applications for chair of computer science, a tenured full
professor position to begin in Fall 2020. This position will
be appointed as Luddy endowed faculty. The chair will enter
the School at a transformative period of substantial new
resources. A recent $60 million gift to the School provides
funding for significant faculty and student endowments as
well as a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence facility. The
Luddy School aspires to be the leading school of computing
in the world.
The Luddy School seeks a dynamic individual with an
international reputation and a thirst for excellence to lead the
school’s computing efforts. The chair will have significant
ability to shape the growth of computer science in the School,
including through several new tenure-track faculty lines.
Candidates from all areas of computer science are encouraged
to apply. Applicants should have a world-class research
record, a strategic vision for excellence in computer science
research and education, and the academic and research
leadership skills to advance that vision. They should also
have an established record for excellence and a Ph.D. in
computer science or another relevant area.
The School seeks candidates prepared to contribute to our
commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
The strongest candidates can demonstrate their experience
in working with diverse student populations. Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply. Duties will include
research, teaching, and service.
The Luddy School was the first of its kind and is among
the largest in the country. Its mission is to excel and lead in
education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating
the full breadth of computing and information technology.
It includes computer science, informatics, library and
information science, intelligent systems engineering, and
data science, with 140 faculty, 1, 100 graduate students, and
2,000 undergraduate majors. It offers Ph.D.s in computer
science, informatics, information science, and intelligent
systems engineering, and actively supports entrepreneurship.
Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with
a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active
lifestyle. IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school,
high-performance computing and networking facilities, and
performing and fine arts.
Candidates should review the application requirements and
apply online at:
For full consideration, submit your application by January
10, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position
is filled. Questions may be sent to: luddyjob+cs-chair@
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative
action employer, and a provider of ADA services. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic
information, marital status, national origin, disability status
or protected veteran status.
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Chair of Computer Science