Lehigh University, Engineering Interdisciplinary Search

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Position ID:Lehigh-Engineering Interdisciplinary Search-POP [#20915]
Position Title: Teaching Position in Data Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Data Science
Appl Deadline:2022/04/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/01/07, finished 2022/10/22)
Position Description:    

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Teaching Position in Data Science 
The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Lehigh University seeks to fill an open-rank, non-tenure track instructional position in Data Science to start in Spring or Summer 2022. Rank at hire (e.g., Teaching Assistant Professor, Teaching Associate Professor, Teaching Professor, or Professor of Practice) is dependent upon experience. The candidate will join a growing interdisciplinary group of faculty members at Lehigh University with teaching and research interests in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Signal Processing and Optimization, among others. 

Summary of Position: The successful candidate will teach a variety of data science courses in the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, as well as work with the director and other faculty of the data science program on policy decisions, program development, and building relationships with industry partners. This position carries additional leadership opportunities in the nearly established Master’s Program in Data Science. 

Qualifications: Applicants must either have a doctorate degree in a field relevant to data science (e.g., computer science, electrical engineering, and mathematics) or a Master’s degree with at least three years of data science teaching or industrial experience. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a clear commitment to students and learning and have the potential to contribute to and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs and activities.

About Lehigh University: Founded in 1865, Lehigh University combines outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh has five colleges, including the new College of Health, and is investing substantially in new innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual footprint. These investments, based on faculty-driven initiatives, will advance the University’s commitment to scholarship and to the student experience. 

Review of Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, application materials should be received on-line by April 15, 2022. 

Candidates should provide the following (i) a Cover Letter; (ii) a full Curriculum Vitae (CV); (iii) a Teaching Statement that describes their instructional philosophy and courses they would want to teach and/or develop; and (iv) a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement that describes prior DEI experience and the candidate’s vision for enhancing community and culture at Lehigh; and (v) the names, affiliations, and email addresses for three references. Any inquiries regarding this search should be directed via email to Prof. Daniel P. Robinson, Chair of the Search Committee (daniel.p.robinson@lehigh.edu) with a subject line of “Teaching Position in Data Science”.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 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://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015