Lehigh University’s Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA) in the College of Business seeks to fill a full-time professor of practice position in Information Systems beginning August 2021. This is a non-tenure track, full time, fixed term, renewable position. Candidates must be able to teach advanced business analytics and visualization involving the use of R and the ggplot2 package at the undergraduate level. The selected candidate is expected to be a highly engaged and committed member of the Department and will be involved in undergraduate and graduate teaching, curriculum development, student mentoring and department service assigned by the department chair. The standard teaching schedule is 12 credits per academic semester. Interested candidates must possess at least a Master’s degree in a related field by the time of employment.
For over 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Lehigh ranked 32nd in Poets and Quants 2020 ratings for the best business programs for undergraduates. Our online MBA program is ranked 4th in 2020 Poets and Quants rankings and 18th in 2020 US News and World Report. Lehigh is ranked 49th in US News and World Report’s 2021 national university rankings. Lehigh has also made Forbes' 2018 list of America's Best Midsize Employers, ranking at 11th overall and No. 1 for educational institutions nationally and No. 1 for midsize employers in Pennsylvania.
Lehigh University is a coeducational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. The institution is among the nation’s most selective, highly ranked, private research universities. Lehigh’s four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. The College of Business is home to approximately 1,700 undergraduates, 320 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. In addition to undergraduate, MBA, and various other graduate programs, the college has joint programs with engineering and computer science. The Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA) includes faculty in information systems and supply chain.
Located in eastern Pennsylvania, the campus is situated on more than 2,350 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia, which provides access to many corporations and financial institutions. Lehigh Valley International Airport is 15 minutes from campus. The Lehigh Valley is economically vibrant and provides the best of urban, suburban, and rural living (low cost of living, open space, and a rich array of cultural activities in the area and nearby).
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Lehigh University is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award for promoting the careers of women in academic science and engineering. Read more about Lehigh’s ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty at: http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/
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