Assistant or Associate Professor

Lehigh University invites applications for two tenure-track assistant or associate professor positions from candidates whose research focuses on quantitative methods for making decisions within and about advanced electricity systems. The faculty members will be part of a university research cluster consisting of a multi-disciplinary team of engineering, computer science, economics, and mathematics faculty. The cluster has a specific focus on smart grids that is part of a broader research agenda on "Integrated Networks for Electrical, Information, and Financial Flows." The faculty members will be appointed to positions within an appropriate department - for example, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics.

The candidates must have a proven research interest in applications related to smart grids, including, but not limited to, topics such as: survivable networks, modeling and visualization of electricity networks, real-time operating, embedded systems design, real-time scheduling and resource management, real time computational systems, sensor networks, data analytics, cyber-physical security systems, and dynamic control of large-scale power and information networks.

Applicants must possess (1) an earned doctorate, outstanding academic credentials, and a demonstrated record of success, (2) excellent potential for interdisciplinary research and scholarship, and (3) the ability and commitment to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The positions will require developing externally funded research programs, supervising M.S. and Ph.D. students, and contributing to the smart grid cluster of Lehigh University through innovative research and teaching.

Lehigh University is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh is a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Lehigh offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education, and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." 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.

More information about the research cluster is available at Applications received by January 15, 2013 will receive full consideration, but earlier applications are encouraged. Applications should be submitted on-line at Applications should include a statement of interest, curriculum vita, list of publications, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Liang Cheng and Prof. Shalinee Kishore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. For further information see:

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