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Stevens Institute of Technology seeks an entrepreneurial, ambitious, and visionary leader to serve as the next Director of the Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence. This is an unparalleled opportunity to leverage Stevens’ strengths in research and innovation to amplify its upward trajectory and make a significant impact in the limitless future of AI. SIAI is a young organization and remains in its startup phase, ripe with opportunity. The Director will shape and build SIAI as a signature area of excellence that attracts top students, faculty, and research partners and create a distinctive niche for SIAI within the vast national and international AI landscape. The result will be a flagship institute renowned for its multidisciplinary approach, cutting-edge research, and notable external collaborations.

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology has been distinguished for its emphasis on technological innovation within its educational and research programs. Stevens comprises four schools: the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science; the School of Business; the School of Systems and Enterprises; and the College of Arts and Letters. More than 8,200 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with over 300 faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment. Stevens is home to two national research centers of excellence and joint research programs focused on industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense, STEM education, and coastal sustainability.

During the past decade, Stevens has undergone a remarkable university-wide transformation that has resulted in a dramatic ascent in stature, enrollment growth, improved student academic profile, alumni engagement, philanthropic support, modernized IT and campus infrastructure, and a strengthened financial profile. This upward trajectory has earned accolades on a regional and national scale.

Recognizing this moment of unprecedented challenges for society and the world, the contributions of a nimble, outcome-driven Director will realize SIAI’s vision of addressing real-world problems through the study and application of artificial intelligence. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a young institute at near ground level, contribute to an innovative and interdisciplinary academic and research program, collaborate with leading industry partners, and contribute to the exploration of AI and machine learning to serve humanity at a top university synonymous with entrepreneurship and transformational change in solving global problems in industry and the world.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies, and strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minority candidates, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

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Stevens Institute of Technology has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. Please direct all nominations, inquiries, and application materials electronically and in confidence to:

Kate Barry, Partner
Elizabeth Dorr, Managing Associate
Sharon Hansen, Senior Associate
Isaacson, Miller



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