Computer Science and Engineering, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-CSE-CSECORE [#7774]
Position Title: Full/Associate/Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Starting Date:2017/08/15
Appl Deadline:2017/04/25* finished (posted 2016/09/01, finished 2017/10/04, listed until 2017/07/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Applications are invited for tenure-track positions in the Computer Science and Engineering Department ( of Lehigh University to start in August 2017. Outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered, with priority areas including computer systems (including parallel and distributed systems, database systems, operating systems, and systems aspects of data mining), data analytics, cybersecurity, algorithms, and pervasive intelligence (robotics, the Internet of Things, and human-computer interaction). Rank will be commensurate with experience.

The successful applicants will hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. The candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate education, and the potential to develop and conduct a high-impact research program with external support. Applicants should have an interest in teaching core courses in computer science as well as courses in their research area. The successful applicants will also be expected to contribute to interdisciplinary research programs, including the Data X Initiative (, which includes not only data analytics, but also the underlying algorithms and systems that make large-scale data analytics possible.

The faculty in Computer Science and Engineering maintains an outstanding international reputation in a variety of research areas, and includes ACM and IEEE fellows as well as five NSF CAREER award winners. The department currently has 18 full-time faculty members, more than 350 undergraduate and 45 graduate students, more than half of whom are doctoral students. We offer B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and jointly oversee B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs in Computer Engineering with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. We also offer a B.S. in Computer Science and Business with the College of Business and Economics.

The department maintains state-of-the-art computing and laboratory facilities, and also has access to powerful university-supported facilities dedicated to high performance computing through a high-speed campus network. The university is well connected to the Internet, Internet2, and is a charter member of the 1600-mile PennREN commonwealth-wide research network. In AY 2017-18, the department will move to new home in a large former industrial building now undergoing a major renovation to create a spectacular collaborative space for the highly interdisciplinary Data X Initiative.

Lehigh University is a private, highly selective institution that is consistently ranked among the top 50 national research universities by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh is 80 miles west of New York City and 50 miles north of Philadelphia, providing an accessible and convenient location that offers an appealing mix of urban and rural lifestyles. Lehigh Valley International Airport, just six miles from campus, provides easy access to the world. Lehigh Valley cities and towns are regularly listed as among the best places to live in the country.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, both teaching and research statements, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant for promoting the careers of women in academic science and engineering. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including domestic partner benefits (see also Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact for more information. Questions concerning this search may be sent to

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Further Info:
CSE Dept., Packard Lab
Lehigh University
19 Memorial Dr. West
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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