Professor and Yahoo! Founder Chair, Computer Science

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Professor and Yahoo! Founder Chair, Computer Science

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Sep 9, 2019

Tulane Computer Science is Hiring!

The Yahoo! Founder Chair

Yahoo! Founder Chair: The Tulane Computer Science Department invites applications for the Yahoo! Founder Chair in Computer Science. The Yahoo! Founder Chair is a pivotal appointment for our program that will establish Tulane’s Computer Science program as among the national and international leaders in the application of computer science to related disciplines. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar whose presence will enhance existing research collaborations at Tulane and establish new ones both within the computer science department, within the School of Science and Engineering, and across the other Tulane schools and colleges. We particularly encourage applications from senior colleagues whose work is in an area related to data.

The successful candidate will have:

  • an established record of excellent teaching at the undergraduate and PhD levels,
  • excellent research credentials nationally and internationally, and
  • a record of substantial research funding and experience in leading multidisciplinary research projects.

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

Potential candidates for this position are encouraged to contact Professor Michael Mislove, chair of the computer science department, at [email protected] about their candidacy.

This position has the potential for a joint appointment with the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition - see

More information about the Tulane Computer Science Department, its faculty, its research areas and undergraduate and graduate programs can be found at


PhD in Computer Science; tenured position as a senior associate or full professor

Application Instructions:

A complete application should include a CV, statements on research and teaching, and at least three letters of recommendation. Applications for this position will be reviewed starting January 1, 2020; the review and interview process will continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final administrative approval.




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Posted: 12/28/2018
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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