Director, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence

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The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (Fulton Schools) at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks a highly accomplished scholar and strategic leader as Director of the School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence (SCAI).

The School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence is the largest school in the Fulton Schools of Engineering with 100 faculty members and over 9,700 students enrolled in fall 2021 across two campuses and online. With nine major research centers and highly regarded degree programs in computer science, computer systems engineering, computer engineering, engineering management, industrial engineering, Informatics, and software engineering, SCAI faculty, students, and strategic partners are exploring the ways the school brings computing, data engineering and analytics, cybersecurity, visualization, machine learning, optimization, industrial statistics and AI to bear on decision making, creativity and responsible innovation. SCAI is a key element of ASU’s major evolution of the Fulton Schools to position it as one of the top 15 engineering schools in the U.S.

The Director of the school reports to the Dean of the Fulton Schools of Engineering and will be the academic and administrative leader of SCAI. The Director is responsible for visioning, strategic planning, operations, finance, academic affairs, external relations, and advancement. These activities include working with faculty and staff to recruit and retain high quality students, hiring and developing faculty, supervising support staff, creating opportunities for externally funded research, fundraising and development and building strong interactions with industry, local, state, and federal agencies and the greater community of Phoenix. Candidates will be qualified for appointment at the rank of full professor.

One of the nation’s top public universities and ranked #1 in innovation by U.S. News & World Report, ASU is undertaking a bold reinvention of higher education as the New American University. ASU has developed numerous new programs and units that defy and bridge disciplinary boundaries to enable the exploration and discovery of new knowledge, while developing practical solutions to serve Arizona and the world at large. ASU has strong and simultaneous commitments to educational access, research and teaching excellence and assumes significant responsibility for the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its surrounding communities in the metropolitan Phoenix region and beyond.

For more information regarding the Director opportunity, the School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, and Arizona State University, please see the position profile above.

Nominations and Applications

Application materials should be sent by July 8, 2022 for best consideration. The search will remain open until an appointment is made.

To apply for the Director, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence position, candidates are requested to submit the following:

  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A letter of interest (not to exceed two pages); and
  • Contact information for four references (to be contacted with candidate’s permission at a later date).

Application materials should be sent to: ASUDirectorSCAI@agbsearch.com

Nominations and expressions of interest are encouraged. Please direct them to: ASUDirectorSCAI@agbsearch.com

or to:

Kimberly Templeton, JD, Principal, kimberly.templeton@agbsearch.com / (540) 761-9494

Phillip Clay, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant, phillip.clay@agbsearch.com / (617) 699-6673

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by law. See: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

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