Lehigh University’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is seeking to hire a postdoctoral scholar in computing for sustainability and to retain the candidate as a faculty member. The postdoc is expected to contribute to a foundational model for sustainability including resilience to natural disasters and reducing sea-level rise uncertainty. Outstanding scholars with diverse backgrounds and perspectives and expertise in computer vision, signal processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, remote sensing, science-informed machine learning and computing for sustainability and climate change, or a closely related area are encouraged to apply. The program will provide professional development and support to prepare scholars for faculty roles at Lehigh, or similar institutions. Mentoring and professional development will be provided by multiple faculty, led by Dr. Maryam Rahnemoonfar (Associate Professor of CSE and CEE and Director of Computer Vision and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Bina lab).

Applications are open until March 1st, 2024. The applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, and names and contact information for three references. For more details and to apply please visit the following link:

To build the Lehigh of the future, the Advancing Future Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Scholars Program seeks applications from outstanding scholars with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who plan to pursue a career in the professoriate. Following a successful postdoctoral experience, each scholar may be considered for an assistant professor position in the relevant department at Lehigh (or is expected to be competitive for positions at other institutions). We invite applications for the second cohort of Lehigh’s Advancing Future Faculty Diversity Scholars to start as soon as Summer/Fall 2024.

This opportunity is aimed at prospective future faculty whose experience and plans for teaching, research and service are aligned with creating a more diverse and inclusive academic culture of excellence at Lehigh, or institutions like Lehigh.

Appointed Scholars will create individual future faculty development plans, participate in networked mentoring support, engage in professional development activities, and receive a flexible professional development fund as part of establishing an independent career. At Lehigh University, Postdoctoral Scholars are eligible for full staff salary and benefits, including access to medical, dental, and retirement plan contributions. 

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation’s highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Expected timeline:

March 1, 2024 Applications due, including Letters of  Recommendation.
March-May 2024: On campus interviews (up to 2 days, with prospective faculty mentors, department chair, director, dean, faculty collaborators  and Executive Committee). 
June 2024: Letters announcing decision, including offers of selection, sent to finalists.
Two weeks after letters sent to finalists: Signed acceptance from postdoctoral scholars due.
Summer 2024: Newly appointed postdocs should anticipate some onboarding prior to physically reporting to campus for start date.
July 2024-October 2024: Start date, as agreed.   Flexibility is possible in the start date between 1 July 2024 and 30 October 2024, though it is ideal to start early in the academic calendar for fall professional development and mentoring.

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