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POSTING DATE: 10/01/2018


 
Computer Science and Engineering Department Chairperson
Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Engineering: None
Department / Position Website - http://www.cse.lehigh.edu/
Position Description - The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). We seek a high-profile, accomplished researcher who is a dynamic leader with a vision to build upon the continued growth and success of the Department and to expand its research efforts.

The Department currently has 14 tenured or tenure-track faculty members and five Professors of Practice. Our undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. programs are vibrant and growing, with current enrollments of approximately 350 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. CSE faculty members maintain outstanding international reputations in a variety of areas, including AI/Data Science, Robotics and Systems. Research expenditures currently exceed $1.2 million per year.

The faculty includes NSF CAREER award winners and ACM, IEEE and NAI fellows. 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 which is accredited both in computer science and in business.

Lehigh University is in Bethlehem, PA, in the rapidly growing Lehigh Valley metropolitan area. The Lehigh Valley, with a population over 800,000, is located approximately 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours west of New York City. The University has a current enrollment of approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students, and is planning to increase these enrollments in the next few years. Lehigh 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 research and to enhance student experiences.

The university welcomes applications from, and nominations for, individuals with a strong academic background in computer science. A candidate must possess a Ph.D., have an exemplary record of achievement in research, teaching, and service at a level sufficient for appointment as a tenured Professor, at the rank of full professor, and demonstrate a commitment to supporting the advancement of fellow faculty members at all levels.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and has a well-developed infrastructure to address dual career and work-life balance matters. As demonstrated by the Core Values and the Principles of Our Equitable Community, Lehigh University is committed to the values of Integrity and Honesty, Equitable Community, Academic Freedom, Intellectual Curiosity, Collaboration, Commitment to Excellence, and Leadership.

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. To find out more, please see: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html/

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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12180 by December 1, 2018. This position will remain open until filled. Candidates should provide a statement of educational, research, and leadership philosophy, a curriculum vitae, full contact information of at least three references, and a cover letter. Any inquiries regarding this search should be directed to Professors Gary Harlow and Hector Munoz-Avila, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee at (Chair.Search@lehigh.edu).

On-Line Application - https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12180

Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant.
Read more at http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
To find out more: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html/

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 provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits.

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. For more information,
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