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Chair & Professor

Apply now Job no: 502675
Department: Computer Science & Software Engineering
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Chair & Professor

Job Summary:

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required: Earned doctorate in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or closely 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter (including vision of the department and leadership philosophy), curriculum vita, statement of teaching experience and philosophy (maximum of three pages), and statement of research experience (maximum of three pages). For inquiries about position, contact 

Diversity Statement:

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 webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
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 age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin January 4, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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