[Air-L] Informatics Chair, NJIT (near NY City)

Bieber, Michael bieber at njit.edu
Fri Oct 27 12:00:40 PDT 2017

*Chair, Informatics Department, NJIT*


The Ying Wu College of Computing at New Jersey Institute of Technology
(NJIT) welcomes applications for the position of Chairperson of the
Informatics Department. The new Chair will lead the expansion of the
department, recently created by combining the Information Systems
Department and the Information Technology Program. The Chair will work
closely with the Dean of the College in transforming the college into a
prominent player in the NY/NJ tech community, which is a strong priority
for NJIT.

 DEPARTMENT: Informatics has a strong research and academic emphasis on
data intensive computing, human centered computing, game design, augmented
reality/virtual reality, security, and network administration. The
department is well-ranked nationally for information systems and game
design. We offer ABET accredited baccalaureate programs in Web and
Information Systems, Business and Information Systems, Human-Computer
Interaction, and Information Technology. We also offer MS programs in
Business and Information Systems, IT Administration and Security, and a PhD
in Information Systems. The department enrolls over 760 undergraduate and
380 graduate students.  The college enrolls over 2,700 students and is the
largest generator of computing talent in the tri-state area. The college
and department have strong connections with local industry and work closely
with many corporations through student Capstone projects, internships, and
joint R&D projects.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must have earned a doctorate in a
relevant discipline, and should be an experienced and visionary academic
leader with a distinguished research record. The candidate should qualify
for a tenured position in the department at the rank of Full Professor. The
Chair reports to the Dean of the Ying Wu College of Computing.

LOCATION: NJIT is located in Newark, NJ and is just a 30 minute train ride
from New York City and its burgeoning Silicon Alley tech sector. The NJ
area around NJIT features a high concentration of industry and businesses,
with many opportunities for research collaboration and consulting. The
region offers a variety of living environments, from lively urban to quiet
suburbs to the Jersey shore, with excellent school districts.

APPLYING: Applications received by 15 January 2018 will receive full
consideration. However, applications are welcome until the position is

To Apply:

   1. To apply, please click this link
   2. Create your application, and post your cover letter and CV.  Include
   the names and contact information of five references.
   3. Append supplemental materials (e.g., research and teaching
   statements, sample publications) to your CV or email to
   informatics-chairsearch at njit.edu

For more information regarding these positions, please visit

Additional questions should be addressed to informatics-chairsearch at njit.edu

*An EEO employer, NJIT offers a welcoming and supportive community of
students and colleagues, and encourages applications from diverse
individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.*

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