Associate/Full Professor and Associate Chair

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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Katz School
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching, Academic Administration, Information Technology


Position Summary:      

The Department of Graduate Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Yeshiva University’s  Katz School of Science and Health seeks an Associate Chair to work with the Chair to build the Graduate CSE Department. This is a tenured or accelerated tenure-track position with the rank of associate professor/professor level. The newly established Graduate CSE Department includes programs in AI, Data Analytics and Visualization, and Cybersecurity, as well as the Katz School's Internet of Things (IoT) Lab and Security Operation Center (SOC).

The Katz School currently has research partnerships with several industry and academic institutions, including Standard and Poor's, Audi Motors, Einstein College of Medicine, and the Renal Research Institute. The school's current STEM programs are experiencing an exciting period of rapid growth in collaborative research (within and outside of the University), grant activity, industry partnerships, and technological innovation as well as a significant expansion of highly qualified master's students in AI, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, and Mathematics, who have the option to pursue doctoral degrees in our PhD program in Mathematical Sciences or elsewhere.

Position Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Partnering with the Chair to:
    • Create a long-term vision for the Department of Graduate CSE.
    • Build a rich on-campus experience for the Department of Graduate CSE.
    • Develop a doctorate program in Computer Science
    • Build collaborations across the University.
    • oversee program directors and ensure that each of their programs have strong R&D components, capstones, and internships.
  •  Increasing grant awards and R&D projects that can lead to patents, industry engagement, and opportunities for faculty and students as well as collaborations across the University.
  • Establishing an active portfolio of research and grant awards as well as potential grants.
  • Contributing to student research/internships, excellent/experiential teaching strategies, and service.
  • Serving as program director for one or more MS programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or its related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Strong record of research and external funding. Preference will be given to those candidates with research/grants in the focus areas of the department.
  • Demonstrated expertise in academic administration and leadership, including the ability to build a collaborative, productive, and engaged group of computer scientists.
  • Industry network that can provide research projects and internships.

 Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to manage complex projects from start to finish, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork skills.

Application Instructions:

 Applicants must submit the following:

  • Cover letter describing the applicant’s experience related to the required qualifications.
  • CV, including publications and grants.
  • Research Statement.
  • Teaching Statement (a discussion of skills related to remote/online instruction is encouraged).
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Salary Range: 

$150,000 - $190,000

About Us:       

Located in the heart of New York City, Yeshiva University is a US News and World Report Top 100 University, having moved up the rankings in the last three consecutive years to number 67.

The Katz School of Science and Health is Yeshiva University’s flagship school for STEM. We are research scientists, tech builders and patient-centered clinicians working on problems that matter. We focus on industry sectors that are central to the modern economy: Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Digital Media, and Fintech, as well as Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies and Speech-Language Pathology.

Katz School faculty take an interdisciplinary approach to research and education, fostering the creativity, collaborative thinking and builder mindset required to take on today’s toughest problems. Over the last five years, we have launched ten master’s and doctoral programs with 92% graduation rates, 100% licensure pass rates, 95% post-graduation employment in high-paying careers, and students and alumni from over 30 countries.

The Katz School is a close-knit community with a big network, nestled in the heart of a big city. We are global in reach, with faculty and students from across the United States and around the world—and also deeply embedded in New York City’s rich professional and social fabric. With a vibrant campus life and city at our fingertips, the Katz School is where bold, purpose-driven people come to create, connect and explore. Read about projects at Katz.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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