Job Announcement - Department Chair

SENIOR FACULTY POSITION - department chair
Department of Computer Science

Georgetown University is a student-centered research university located in Washington, DC. The Department of Computer Science has outstanding faculty with strengths in Applied Algorithms and Theory; Cryptography, Privacy and Security; and Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Databases and Machine Learning. The department is also involved in new interdisciplinary computing initiatives with Georgetown’s Massive Data Institute, Law Center, McCourt School of Public Policy, McDonough School of Business, and Medical Center.

We seek candidates with records of demonstrated excellence in research, administration, curriculum development, teaching, and student and faculty mentoring who will continue to strengthen our research and educational programs. We welcome applications from candidates who work in all areas of computer science, but we will give priority to those who supplement existing strengths. We anticipate making this appointment at the rank of full professor, with an endowed chair available for appropriate candidates. 

Instructions for application:  

Applicants should submit electronically a single PDF document consisting of a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements. Candidates can send their application to Receipt of applications will be promptly acknowledged; please send a note if there is no reply within five business days. Questions can be sent to the same address.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.