The David & GG Farber Distinguished Chair in Computer Science Application

Stevens Institute of Technology invites nominations and applications for The David & GG Farber Distinguished Chair in Computer Science. We seek a renowned scholar and/or a uniquely accomplished practitioner who aspires to be a senior academic leader. The Chair holder will also serve as the Director of the Department of Computer Science, and will assume a leadership role in the School of Engineering and Science to strengthen and expand the department's cross-disciplinary role within the Institute and to further enhance our national and international impact in computer science education, research, and service. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional record of achievement in one of the areas of Computer Science in which Stevens possesses unique strengths -- computer security; visual computing; and machine learning for big data. The candidate should also have a demonstrated interest in working at the intersection of computer science and society, with the ability to lead research and educational programs that not only advance the field but also address the impact of these advances on society at large. The candidate will have demonstrated the qualities of leadership and innovation, and will be eligible for a tenured academic appointment at the rank of Professor. The Computer Science department is one of the most vibrant academic departments at Stevens, currently with 15 full-time faculty and growing, together with numerous distinguished adjuncts drawn from nearby research centers. Nearly all of the faculty have extensive externally-funded research programs with federal agencies including NSF, NSA, DHS, NIH, and others. The department hosts a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, and a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research, both designated by NSA. The chair holder will have at his/her discretion an annual fund that can be used to support his/her research activities.

The department has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 300 students, and almost 400 graduate students in five Masters programs and one Ph.D. program. Candidates are encouraged to visit the department's homepage at

Stevens Institute of Technology Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university, located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The 55-acre campus is located in a beautiful park-like setting on the Hudson River, directly across from New York City. Stevens' location offers excellent opportunities for collaborations with nearby universities such as NYU, Princeton, Columbia, and Rutgers/DIMACS as well as major industrial research laboratories such as Bell Labs, AT&T Labs, IBM Research, Google New York, Siemens, and the Sarnoff Corporation. Faculty members have opportunities for participation in the rich cultural and intellectual life of the New York City area.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and at least three references. PDF format is preferred for all application materials and reference letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and strongly encourages applications from females and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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