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Position Announced: Director of the School of Computing

The University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the School of Computing (SoC). This is an exceptional opportunity to serve as the first permanent Director of UGA’s newest School. Approved by President Jere W. Morehead in July 2022, the School is a joint venture between UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering. The SoC enrolls almost 1500 undergraduate majors and another 235 graduate students and is home to 35 full-time faculty who carry out research in computer science, cybersecurity, machine learning, computer vision, and a host of related areas. There are plans to further grow the School with joint investments by both the Franklin College and the College of Engineering.

The University seeks candidates who are innovative and accomplished leaders in computer science and related areas, who can articulate a compelling vision for the future of computing at a major public research university, and who have a demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and is dedicated to furthering an accessible and inclusive campus environment.

All applicants must apply online at Please see the job posting at: For more details and application information, please see the full job advertisement here.

Applicant screening will begin immediately. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by Friday, January 27, 2023; however, screening will continue until the position is filled.



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