CIS Open Faculty Positions


CIS Endowed Chair Position - Full Professor

The Computer and Information Science Department invites applications from eminent scholars for an endowed chair position at the Full Professor level in Computer Graphics. We are seeking applicants with a strong interest in the relationship between computer graphics and humanities and the visual arts. The candidate should have the ability to lead and build connections with other parts of the university. Penn is investing significantly in computer graphics and the digital humanities and the successful applicant will find and enhance a stimulating intellectual environment. This includes 3 Centers for research in the School of Engineering – the Human Modeling and Simulation (HMS) Center, the ViDi Center, which explores connections to the humanities, and the Susquehanna International Group (SIG) Center for Computer Graphics, as well as the newly created Price Laboratory for the Digital Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences. It also includes two pioneering educational programs – an undergraduate major in Digital Media Design and a Master’s Degree in Computer Graphics and Game Technology.

We seek individuals who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 15th, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-page statement and names of 4 references. Other supporting documents are optional. Learn more


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