Lehigh University, Computer Science and Engineering

Position ID:Lehigh-CSE-JRFACULTY22 [#22607]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/09/02, finished 2023/09/09, listed until 2023/03/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) in the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science at Lehigh University invites applications for tenure-track faculty at the rank of assistant professor to start August 2023. Outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field prior to the official start of employment.

Faculty who join the department will be expected to develop strong research programs, contribute to our educational mission, augment or complement our existing strengths, and collaborate effectively with colleagues. In addition, they must also be committed to the enhancement of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in which world-class faculty, staff, and students can thrive to their full potential. We particularly encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in computing.

The CSE Department (http://www.cse.lehigh.edu/) currently has 20 tenured and tenure-track professors and 9 instructional faculty, with strengths in systems, robotics, human-centered computing, data science and AI. CSE faculty include fellows of the ACM, IEEE, and NAI, and several NSF CAREER award winners. There are abundant opportunities for candidates to collaborate with faculty in ongoing research projects including those associated with Lehigh’s interdisciplinary research institutes, such as the Institute for Data, Intelligent Systems, and Computation (http://idisc.lehigh.edu/). The department plans to build strength in the areas of Systems, Computer Vision, and Human Centric Computing.

The Department offers Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science. All of our B.S. programs are fully accredited, including the unique B.S. in Computer Science and Business program which is accredited both in computer science and in business. Our undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. programs are vibrant and growing, supporting approximately 500 students. The Department is housed in a recently renovated building on the Lehigh Mountaintop Campus, with beautiful views of the surrounding area. The building includes several high-bays, one of which is configured to house the Robotics Lab.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined 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 7,000 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received online by December 15, 2022, but reviews will start by November 15, 2022. Applications should include a cover letter; a full CV; a Research Statement that describes past scholarly contributions and future research directions; a Teaching Statement that describes instructional philosophy and courses that the candidate would want to teach or develop; a DEI Statement that describes prior DEI experience and the candidate’s vision for enhancing community and culture at Lehigh; and contact information for least three references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Questions concerning this search may be sent to faculty-search@cse.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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
CSE Dept., Building C
Lehigh University
113 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015