Lehigh University, Department of Biological Sciences

Position ID:Lehigh-Department of Biological Sciences-TTAPCB [#22236]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor-Cell Biology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biochemistry / Cell Biology, Cellular Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology
Appl Deadline:2022/10/03 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2022/08/10, updated 2022/08/03)
Position Description:   URMs  

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 The Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Cell Biology, broadly defined. We seek outstanding applicants studying fundamental processes related to cellular biology, for a position beginning in the Fall, 2023. Research programs in any suitable model system are welcome. Eligible applicants must hold a Ph.D. at the time of employment and have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience.

Within a multidisciplinary, collaborative research environment in the department and across the university, the successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program, participate in the department’s Ph.D. program in biology, and contribute to the department’s excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. We expect that the successful candidate will have a research program that complements the current research in the department. 

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 nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate 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. 

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) a statement of contributions to promote diversity and inclusion, and (6) have at least three letters of recommendation.  In addition, applicants may submit an optional statement that outlines how the COVID-19 pandemic may have impacted their work and professional obligations.

For additional information contact Dr. Kathy Iovine, Chair, Cell Biology Search Committee at inbios@lehigh.edu or by mail at 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015. http://www.lehigh.edu/~inbios/ Initial review of applications will begin on October 3rd, 2022. 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career

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Department of Biological Sciences
Lehigh University
111 Research Drive, B-217
Bethlehem, PA 18015