Data Science and Analytics Faculty

Location
Bethlehem, PA
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Closes
Oct 29, 2017
Job Type
Full time

Tenure-track positions in Data Science and Analytics

The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites nominations and applications from qualified individuals for tenure-track faculty positions. Successful candidates may have appointment in any of the departments within the college: (i) Bioengineering, (ii) Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, (iii) Civil and Environmental Engineering, (iv) Computer Science and Engineering, (v) Electrical and Computer Engineering, (vi) Industrial and Systems Engineering, (vii) Materials Science and Engineering, and (viii) Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics. Joint appointments in multiple departments will also be considered.

Lehigh University is investing more than $250M over the next few years on new innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual footprint. The investments, based on faculty-driven initiatives, will advance the university’s mission and commitment to enhance student experiences. Investments will include upgrades to physical plants, research and teaching laboratories, and technical infrastructure. Lehigh is also committed to support an inclusive, equitable and diverse learning and research environment.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a field related to data science or the above engineering disciplines and a distinguished record of research scholarship, and qualify for the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Applicants also must exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring, including working with students and groups from underrepresented backgrounds. RCEAS is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. Ideal candidates will have research interests in foundational or emerging aspects of data science and analytics (such as machine learning, data mining, optimization, deep learning, big data, visualization, data representation and management) and/or data science applications in one of our engineering disciplines (such as in biological systems, chemical processes, energy systems, imaging, informatics, infrastructure, materials discovery, and transportation).

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For full consideration, applicant materials must be received on-line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9949 by 11/15/2017. Candidates should provide curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, a description of experience and vision for enhancing participation of traditionally underrepresented groups, and at least three references.

Any inquiries regarding this search and the position should be directed to Paolo Bocchini or Jeetain Mittal, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee at (faculty-search-data@lehigh.edu).

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh University is a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinctive academic environment for undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is situated on 1,600 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Information about Work/Life Balance for faculty can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html. 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 infdcap@lehigh.edu for more information.

Lehigh University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Applications and nominations from female or minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Lehigh provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including partner benefits. Lehigh University has developed an ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty to continue the work of the 2010 NSF Institutional Transformation Award.