Boston College, Computer Science

Position ID: BCCS-EGANCHAIR [#23045]
Position Title: Egan Chair of Computer Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Theory and Artificial Intelligence
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/09/13)
Position Description:    

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The Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College invites applications for a senior scholar to serve as the John R. and Pamela Egan Chair of Computer Science. We are seeking a scholar whose area of expertise is in Computer Science broadly understood. Applicants should present a distinguished record of publication and teaching experience in areas related to Computer Science. The appointment will be a tenured position at the rank of Full Professor in the Computer Science Department, with a preferred start in advance of the Fall 2024 semester.

The Computer Science Department of Boston College is in an exciting period of growth. The strategic plan for Computer Science at Boston College includes launching a Ph.D. program in the next few years, and the Egan Chair will play an important role in the development of that program. The department currently has strengths in Theory and Artificial Intelligence, and the preference is for candidates whose research could complement one or both of these areas.

Applicants may learn more about the department, its faculty and its programs, and about Boston College at Inquiries about this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. George Mohler ( Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.


A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline is expected. A distinguished record of publication and teaching experience in areas related to computer science, commensurate with the rank of Full Professor. Our review of applications will begin on November 10th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions Applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, teaching and research statements, and provide the names and contact information for three references.

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Contact: Prof. George Mohler
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Computer Science Department
245 Beacon Street, Room 324
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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