Assistant or Associate Professor

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Computer Science and Engineering Department ( of Lehigh University to start in August 2013. Outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered, with priority given to candidates with a research focus in either Data Mining or Cybersecurity, both defined broadly.

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate education, and the potential to develop and conduct a high-impact research program with external support. Applicants should have an interest in teaching core courses in computer science as well as courses in their research area. The ability to contribute to interdisciplinary research programs is also an important criterion.

The faculty of the Computer Science and Engineering department maintains an outstanding international reputation in a variety of research areas, and includes ACM and IEEE fellows as well as five NSF CAREER award winners. The department currently has 16 full-time faculty members and more than 250 undergraduate and 70 graduate students, more than half of whom are doctoral students. We offer B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and jointly oversee B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs in Computer Engineering with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. We also offer a B.S. in Computer Science and Business with the College of Business and Economics.

The department maintains state-of-the-art computing and laboratory facilities, and also has access to powerful university-supported facilities dedicated to high performance computing through a high-speed campus network. The university is well connected to the Internet, Internet2, and is a charter member of the 1600-mile PennREN commonwealth-wide research network to be operational in 2013.

Lehigh University is a private, highly selective institution that is consistently ranked among the top 40 national research universities by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh is 80 miles west of New York City and 50 miles north of Philadelphia, providing an accessible and convenient location that offers an appealing mix of urban and rural lifestyles. Lehigh Valley International Airport, just six miles from campus, provides easy access to the world. Lehigh Valley cities and towns are regularly listed as among the best places to live in the country.

Applications can be submitted online at and should include a cover letter, vita, both teaching and research statements, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled; applications received by December 31, 2012 will receive full consideration. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic science and engineering. Lehigh provides comprehensive benefits including domestic partner benefits (see also Questions concerning this search may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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