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Department Chair, Computer Science

American University in Bulgaria - Computer Science Department

Location: Blagoevgrad - Bulgaria
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th January 2024
Expires: 12th March 2024

The Computer Science Department at the American University in Bulgaria is actively seeking visionary and dynamic candidates for the position of Department Chair. This leadership role requires a commitment to innovation, transformative curriculum development in a liberal arts university context, and fostering industry partnerships to enhance learning opportunities for students and research prospects for faculty. This is a tenure-track position in computer science and information systems. We welcome applications from candidates in all areas of computer science and information systems.

QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for a candidate who will be a collaborative colleague with the potential to excel as both an educator and scholar.

  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field is essential. We welcome applications from individuals with various ranks and at various career stages.
  • Leadership experience or demonstrated leadership potential
  • A commitment to innovative teaching in computer science and information systems
  • Strong understanding of the liberal arts model of higher education

About THE POSITION

The successful candidate will teach six course sections per academic year and supervise senior projects at the undergraduate level. Courses are capped at 24-32 students.

As the Department Chair, the successful candidate will play a key role in shaping the future of the Computer Science Department. Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing strategic direction and leadership for the department.
  • Collaborating with faculty to enhance the curriculum and academic programs.
  • Overseeing faculty recruitment, development, and evaluation.
  • Managing departmental resources.
  • Representing the department at the university level and fostering external partnerships.

The Department Chair is expected to contribute to the scholarly community and maintain an active research agenda. While the teaching load is reduced compared to faculty positions, the Department Chair will also teach and mentor students.

The successful candidate will start in fall 2024. We follow the American university calendar; our academic year begins in late August and finishes in early May. Instructors are not expected to be on campus during the summer months.

We base salaries on rank and qualifications.

ABOUT AUBG

AUBG is an American-style liberal arts university located in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. We are a selective, residential institution with a diverse student body consisting of around 1,000 students from over 40 countries. English is the language of instruction. We are accredited in Bulgaria and the United States.

AUBG was founded in 1991 following the fall of communism to educate students for life in a democratic society. Many of our graduates continue their education at prestigious universities throughout the United States and Europe. Others have contributed to the private and public sectors in the region and the world. AUBG has recently recommitted to its founding mission by establishing the Center for Information, Democracy, and Citizenship.

We are currently going through an expansion phase as part of our strategic plan to further our impact in the region by growing the student body to over 1,500 students at the undergraduate level.

For further information about us, please visit the AUBG website www.aubg.edu.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should submit the following, by clicking the 'Apply' button

  • An application form (available here);
  • An application letter explaining how they meet the requirements for this position; and,
  • A current CV.

We may request additional materials at a later date.

We shall review applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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