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Chair, Department of Intelligent Systems Engineering (Tenured Full or Associate Professor)

Indiana University Bloomington / Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Bloomington, Indiana
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date
Nov 7, 2022
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The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) invites applications for Chair of the Department of Intelligent Systems Engineering (ISE), a full-time tenured faculty position to begin on or before August 1, 2023. We expect to fill the position at the full professor level but exceptional candidates at the associate professor level may be considered. The newly appointed department chair will additionally hold the title of Luddy Endowed Chair. ISE is IUB’s first engineering department and is rapidly growing and highly diverse, with research foci ranging from high-performance computing to experimental bioengineering and robotics.




The Luddy School seeks a dynamic individual with an international reputation and experience working in rapidly expanding intellectually diverse interdisciplinary organizations. The Chair of ISE is responsible for providing vision, developing strategic ideas, and ensuring successful development of the future of Intelligent Systems Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington.  Duties will include research, teaching, and service.




Successful candidates will have the strong administrative, managerial, development, and communication skills necessary to forge cohesiveness, increase the profile of, and grow the highly interdisciplinary Intelligent Systems Engineering department. Candidates should also have an appreciation of and commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education and working with diverse student populations. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.




Minimum Qualifications:  Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in engineering or a field related to one of the ISE track areas (bioengineering, computer engineering, cyber-physical systems, environmental engineering, intelligent systems, molecular and nanoscale engineering, and neuroengineering), a distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and professional experience appropriate for a tenured professorship at Indiana University Bloomington, and experience leading a complex organization.




Applications received by January 1, 2023 are preferred and will receive full consideration; however, the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Interested candidates should review application requirements, learn more about ISE, Luddy School, and employee benefits, and apply online at:




Questions, nominations, and confidential inquiries may be sent to the Luddy Senior Executive Associate Dean, Erik Stolterman (




The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering ( is among the largest computing schools in the country. It includes computer science, informatics, library and information science, intelligent systems engineering, and data science, and has 144 faculty, 1,780 graduate students, and 1,800 undergraduate majors. It offers Ph.D.’s in computer science, informatics, information science, and intelligent systems engineering.




Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle. IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school and performing and fine arts.




Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.




Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct.  They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines.  The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis.  Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

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