The Robert Miner Endowed Professorship in Computer Science at Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL)

The Robert Miner Endowed Professorship in Computer Science at Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL)

The Robert Miner Endowed Professorship in Computer Science

Roosevelt University invites applications for the Robert Miner Endowed Chair in Computer Science. We are seeking an academic leader for our growing Computer Science, Information Technology, and Data Science department. The ideal candidate will have a distinguished record in research, teaching, and collaborative leadership, either in academia or industry. Candidates with expertise in programming, software development, project management, and academic-industry partnerships are particularly welcomed. Rank open.

The Miner Chair will:

  • Provide strategic leadership for the department and coordinate select programs;
  • Maintain, create, and build external relations for the department;
  • Oversee personnel and budget management;
  • Engage in targeted new program development; and
  • Teach as commensurate with department need.

Situated in the midst of Chicago’s booming tech community, with a strong endowment and emergent nationally-recognized degree programs in cyber- and information security, the department presents a compelling opportunity for a visionary academic leader. Roosevelt University is located on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, where faculty and students can easily take advantage of the city’s resources for research, education, and service, and opportunities for external partnerships to advance the department’s work abound. The university is proud of its highly diverse student population and strong social justice mission, and it is committed to making Roosevelt a premier destination for computing and data science programs.

Roosevelt University is a private, non-sectarian university with over 5,000 students studying at campuses in Chicago’s Loop, suburban Schaumburg and online. Founded on the principles of inclusion and social justice, Roosevelt is the fourth most ethnically diverse college in the Midwest, with a mission to prepare students to assume roles as leaders in their professions and communities.


  • Master’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • A minimum of five years of academic leadership or industry management experience
  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level

To apply, please submit the following via

  • Letter of interest detailing relevant credentials, experience, and vision
  • CV
  • Contact information for four references

The review of completed applications will begin January 16, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions or would like to make a nomination, please contact search committee chair Catherine Campbell at

Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.

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