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Chair and Faculty Position

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 8th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Dec 13, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Computer Science Department of the Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position, in all areas of Computer Science, to serve as a Department Chair with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. Quality is our key criterion for applicant selection. In addition to prior leadership in an academic and/or professional setting, applicants must demonstrate a strong and ongoing contribution to the field, including a commitment to academic scholarship. Applicants should also have a strong commitment both to research and teaching and an outstanding record of research for their level of seniority. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

In brief, the Chair is responsible for the management of departmental budget and finances, academic personnel actions, non-permanent, non-ladder-faculty and staff hiring, teaching and service assignments of faculty and the program needs of the departmental academic programs, while ensuring department compliance with all university policies; provides leadership and vision for faculty and staff initiatives including public programs, curricular development, recruitment, marketing, student affairs, and external outreach; appoints and coordinates the activities of department administrators; is the primary liaison to the Dean, advocating for resources and support; and engages in alumni and donor cultivation in coordination with the School’s development team.

The department of Computer Science is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. To apply, please visit . Because of internal deadlines we encourage early applications. Only applications received by December 13, 2020 can be guaranteed full consideration.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 letters of reference required