Fordham University, Mathematics Department

168 22091Position ID: Fordham-BPDS [#22091]
Position Title: Kim B. and Stephen E. Bepler Chair in Data Science
Position Type: Open Rank
Position Location: New York, New York 10458, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related discipline and a record of scholarly activity or professional experience in data science
Salary Range: Associate Professor:$100,000- $145,000 Professor:$140,000 - $175,000
Application Deadline: 2023/02/28 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/09, finished 2023/06/12, listed until 2023/08/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

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. 

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.

To apply, please go to 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 in 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.

Further details about Fordham, the duties of this position, life in the Mathematics Department and mathematics in the New York city area may be found at

To receive fullest consideration, applications should be complete by March 20, 2023, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Questions should be directed jointly to Dr. David Swinarski (, Chair of the Department of Mathematics, and Dr. Damian Lyons (, Interim Chair of the Computer and Information Sciences Department. 

Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds. Diversifying our faculty and curriculum is at the heart of Fordham’s mission and vision. We are committed to an application process accessible to individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including but not limited to those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer. 

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.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
718 817 3220
Department of Mathematics
Fordham University
441 E. Fordham Rd.
Bronx, NY 10458