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The College of Engineering and Computer Science (COECS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Chair of the Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (CEECS) - http://www.ceecs.fau.edu/. A visionary leader with demonstrated collaboration and communication skills is sought to further advance the department's mission.
The department, consisting of 39 faculty and 8 educational and research staff members offers, baccalaureate (800 students), masters and PhD degrees (280 students) in computer engineering, electrical engineering and computer science. A multidisciplinary masters of bioengineering is also offered in the department. The department collaborates closely with FAU’s ISENSE pillar (http://isense.fau.edu/). The department’s current active funding portfolio is over $7.0M, with support from NSF, NIH, DoD, DoE, and Industry.
Applicants should have strong research and scholarly portfolios and will: provide leadership for academic and research programs; promote the reputation of the department at the national and international levels; create cooperation opportunities with industry partners; attract world-class faculty, high-caliber students and staff; promote collaborative research within and outside FAU; and mentor faculty at different stages of their careers.
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a closely-related field by the time of application required. Must have demonstrated effective leadership, management and communication with faculty, staff, students, and other administrators. Must have commitment to diversity and inclusion as it applies to faculty, staff and students. Must have commitment to shared governance, collegiality, and professional development for faculty and staff.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Chairperson and Professor) on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter detailing professional experience, curriculum vitae, a statement describing the vision for the department, leadership and mentoring philosophy, teaching and research interests (max 3 pages), contact information for six professional references and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format. Review of applications will begin in August 2019. All applications received by July 31, 2019 will receive full consideration.
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding. For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now (REQ06164).
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.
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