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Department Head

The Computer and Information Science (CIS) Department at the University of Oregon invites applications for the position of Department Head at the rank of Full Professor. We seek an outstanding scholar who will be excited to head a computer science department in a strong public research university. The department has planned five or more hires in the coming years due to open positions and upcoming retirements. The department's growth plans will build on our expertise in distributed systems, parallel computing, and data sciences, although individuals from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply for Head.

We seek an individual with strategic vision and leadership abilities. The ideal candidate will be a prominent scholar with a sustained record of publication and research funding and the ability and vision to help the department build on our areas of strength. We are looking for an innovative thinker who is eager to advance interdisciplinary scholarship, build bridges between academia and industry, mentor faculty to achieve excellence, and communicate the intellectual excitement of computer and information science and its broad, evolving role in contemporary society. A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is required.

Applications will be accepted electronically through the department's web site at Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please address questions to

The University of Oregon is an AAU research university located in Eugene and within one-hour drive of both the Pacific Ocean and the snow-capped Cascade Mountains. The CIS Department is part of the College of Arts and Sciences and is housed within the Lorry Lokey Science Complex. The CIS department offers a stimulating and friendly environment for collaborative teaching and research both within the department and with other departments on campus. More information about the department, its programs, and current faculty can be found at

The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University of Oregon is committed to create a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.