Lehigh University, Population Health - College of Health

Position ID:Lehigh-PopHealth-ASSOC [#13669]
Position Title: Population Health - Associate and Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Health Economics
Health Sciences
Public Health
Population Health
Epidemiology (more...)
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2019/05/07, updated 2019/05/02)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The new College of Health at Lehigh University invites applications for multiple appointments at the rank of full professor with tenure or associate professor with or without tenure with responsibilities to advance education, research and service in population health--including epidemiology, biostatistics, community health, health innovation and technology, global health, social and behavioral health sciences, and health policy and management.

The mission of the College of Health (COH) at Lehigh University is to understand, preserve, and improve the health and well-being of populations and communities through excellence and innovation in education, research, and service. The College will prepare the next generation of innovative and diverse scientists and leaders in population health through cutting edge and innovative course work, distance learning, and experiential learning opportunities.

The COH seeks to recruit a diverse group of professionals (from the academic, public, or private sectors) whose work contributes vitally to improve population health. Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in the fields of population, public health or health science field (including degrees in epidemiology, biostatistics, community health, health policy and management, health economics, or the social sciences (with a focus on health). The successful faculty candidate(s) will be expected to contribute to the research, educational, and service missions of the COH and the broader University. Candidates are expected to have and maintain strong records of high-quality scholarship and to have active, externally-funded programs of research in population health. High quality scholarship includes: evidence of external grant funding; demonstration of sustained success as a principal investigator or co-principal investigator; a strong record of peer-reviewed publications in top tiered journals; participation in national conference proceedings; and/or the development of patents or intellectual property. They will also contribute to teaching and mentoring in the COH, including courses and other modes of instruction for undergraduate and graduate students.

The Health, Science, and Technology (HST) Building is Lehigh University’s newest, state-of-the-art research facility and administrative home for the COH, slated for completion in 2021. The innovative, flexible, and sustainably-designed facility will advance Lehigh University’s academic research endeavors. The primary goals of the building are to encourage an interdisciplinary culture via maximized transparency and accountability; develop functional neighborhoods that create a model of intensity and productivity; engage the campus community by bringing the public into the building; and become the home for the College of Health.

The facility’s five floors will each provide environments that encourage interdisciplinary collaboration between occupants throughout the building. Flexible, open laboratories accommodate immediate expansion & contraction of research groups with minimal disruption. The open lab zones are comprising wet, damp, and dry labs.

Review of Applications - Review of applications will begin immediately and will be conducted on a rolling basis until recruitments have been completed. Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from women and minorities.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications for this position, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information of three references. These materials should be submitted online by accessing: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13669 For additional information please email INCOHFAC@lehigh.edu. and indicate the name of the specific position in the email.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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