Department Chair and Professor, Computer Science & Engineering – Brooklyn, NY

Department Chair and Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

New York University

Brooklyn, NY


New York University: NYU – NY: Tandon School of Engineering: Computer Science & Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering (NYU Tandon) invites applications for the position of Department Chair and Professor of CSE, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2023.

The CSE department has 21 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, including 13 NSF CAREER Award winners, as well as 13 contract faculty members. We have multiple tenure track faculty slots open for growth.  The department has a history of collaborative research across NYU, including with the Center for Urban Science and Progress, the Center for Data Science, the Grossman School of Medicine, the Global School of Public Health, the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and other Tandon School of Engineering Departments.

Departmental research areas include big data management, analysis, and visualization, security and privacy, algorithms and theory, and machine learning. We also have groups working in interdisciplinary research areas like AI for games, fair and responsible data science, cybercrime, public health and social media, online political communication, urban computing, and sports analytics.

The next Chair will shape the department’s future; attract the finest faculty; identify areas for investment; pursue and strengthen cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary efforts in research and education; champion the work of the department; and oversee the maturation of the department’s organizational structure to support the growth of the department. Tandon seeks a Chair who combines outstanding achievements in

computer science with effective leadership, collaborative and creative strength, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and a passion for the mission of the department, the School, and the University.

Application Instructions

Please submit applications electronically at the following link:  Applications should include a cover letter, a current CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, recent teaching evaluations (if available), as well as a statement of your experience in inclusion, diversity, belonging and equity (IDBE) efforts, and your plans to incorporate them into your teaching, research, mentoring and service. Please also list the names and contact information for four references.

We will review applications beginning on December 1, 2022, and will continue until we fill the position. We encourage you to submit early.

Confidential inquiries and nominations should be directed to:

Karen McPhedran, Managing Associate

Alexandra Lolavar, Associate

Courtney Cabansag, Associate

Briana Hughey, Search Coordinator


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