Lehigh University, Decision and Technology Analytics

Position ID:Lehigh-DATA-NTT [#20707]
Position Title: Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Business Analytics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Business Administration / Information Systems, Operations Management
Starting Date:2022/08/15
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/12/03)
Position Description:   URMs  

Lehigh University’s Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA) in the College of Business seeks to fill a full-time non-tenure track faculty position in Business Analytics beginning August 2022. This position is renewable upon performance and continuing need. Candidates must be able to teach advanced business analytics and data centric courses involving the use of software such as R, Python or other languages. The selected candidate is expected to be a highly engaged and committed member of the Department and will be involved in undergraduate and graduate teaching, curriculum development, student mentoring and department service assigned by the department chair. The standard teaching schedule is 12 credits per academic semester. Interested candidates must possess at least a Master’s degree in information systems, operations management or related field by the time of employment. Candidates with a PhD would be eligible for the Teaching Assistant Professor position. Candidates with a master’s degree and relevant industry experience would be eligible for the Professor of Practice position.

For over 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Lehigh ranked 32nd in Poets and Quants 2020 ratings for the best business programs for undergraduates. Our online MBA program is ranked 4th in 2020 Poets and Quants rankings and 10th in 2021 US News and World Report. Lehigh is ranked 49th in US News and World Report’s 2022 national university rankings. Lehigh has also made Forbes' 2018 list of America's Best Midsize Employers, ranking at 11th overall and No. 1 for educational institutions nationally and No. 1 for midsize employers in Pennsylvania.

Lehigh University is a coeducational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. The institution is among the nation’s most selective, highly ranked, private research universities. Lehigh’s four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The College of Business is home to approximately 1,700 undergraduates, 320 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. In addition to undergraduate, MBA, and various other graduate programs, the college has joint programs with engineering and computer science. The Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA) includes faculty in information systems and supply chain. 

Located in Bethlehem Pennsylvania, the campus is situated on more than 2,350 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia, which provides access to many corporations and financial institutions. Lehigh Valley International Airport is 15 minutes from campus. The Lehigh Valley is economically vibrant and provides the best of urban, suburban, and rural living (low cost of living, open space, and a rich array of cultural activities in the area and nearby).

Review of applications will begin after December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants should electronically submit a cover letter outlining their interest in the position, a curriculum vitae/resume, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluation (if applicable), and the contact information for three professional references. For additional information, please contact Dr. Haoyan Sun, Department of Decision and Technology Analytics, College of Business, Lehigh University, 621 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015-3117, has517@lehigh.edu. 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career

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