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Department Chairperson

The School of Engineering and Computer Science invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Computer Science. The successful candiddate must have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field, leadership experience, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, a strong research record that includes significant external funding, and effective communication and organization skills.

The Department
Computer Science is one of three departments in the School of Engineering and Computer Science. It offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Arts major in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Science in Informatics with a major in Bioinformatics, a Bachelor of Science in Computing with a mjor in Computer Science Fellows, and a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

The department has 15 full-time faculty, over 370 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate students. The Department's greatest strength is its dedication to the success of the students and each other. Interested candidates may contact any faculty member to ask questions and/or visit the departmental website at

The University
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally-ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For". the university is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier-one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris. As the world's largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has over 17,000 students from all 50 sates and more than 80 countries.

Appointment Date
Fall 2018

Application Procedure
Applications, including detailed curriculum vitae, a statement demonstrating an active Christian faith, and contact information for three references should be either emailed to or mailed to Chair Search Committee, Department of Computer Science, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97141, Waco, Texas 76798-7141.

For full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.