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The Kim B. and Stephen E. Bepler Chair in Data Science

Fordham University

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The Kim B. and Stephen E. Bepler Chair in Data Science

Department of Mathematics and the

Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Fordham University

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.

  • Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
  • We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents
  • A generous immediate employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
  • As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
  • University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.


The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Fordham University invite applications for The Kim B. and Stephen E. Bepler Chair in Data Science. This endowed Chair, made possible through a generous gift from the Beplers, has a 5-year term with the expectation of renewal for sustained scholarly productivity, and comes with a research fund and reduced teaching load. The position will begin in Fall 2023.

Candidates must have a Ph. D. degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related discipline and a record of scholarly activity or professional experience in data science. They should have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity in their research. The applicant must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Mathematics and/or undergraduate and graduate courses in Computer and Information Sciences, and have the potential to engage undergraduates and graduates in research.

The salary range for this position is:

  • Associate Professor: $100,000- $145,000
  • Professor: $140,000 - $175,000

Fordham University has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate and internal salary equity considerations.


We seek candidates committed to inclusive practices in research, teaching and outreach that support the success of all historically underrepresented groups, and who will contribute to Fordham University’s goals of increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Departments welcome applications from all underrepresented groups in mathematics, computer science, and data science. Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Application Instructions

To apply, please go to [http://apply.interfolio.com/120440] to submit a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, and a diversity, inclusion, and equity statement. Your cover letter should explain why you are interested in our Departments and Fordham; summarize your accomplishments as a teacher, researcher and scholar with special attention to your record as a data scientist; and outline how you expect to contribute to our mission. Your CV should contain the names of at least four references including at least one who can discuss your teaching. Please do not ask your references to write to us now: we will contact the references of finalists to request evaluations.

To receive fullest consideration, applications should be complete by February 28, 2022, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Questions should be directed jointly to Dr. David Swinarski (dswinarski@fordham.edu), Chair of the Department of Mathematics, and Dr. Damian Lyons (dlyons@fordham.edu), Interim Chair of the Computer and Information Sciences Department.


Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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