Lehigh University, Department of Biological Sciences

Position ID:Lehigh-Department of Biological Sciences-TTAPCB [#25562]
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:2023/10/09 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2023/09/05, finished 2024/04/13)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

The Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Profesor in the area of Cell Biology, effective August 2024. Eligible applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biology or a directly related field at the time of employment and have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience.

Within a multidisciplinary and collaborative research environment both in the department and across the university, the successful candidate is expected to 1) develop an internationally recognized and extramurally funded research program, 2) participate in the department’s Ph.D. program in biology, and 3) contribute to the department’s excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Research programs in any model system are welcome.

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, and (5) statement of contributions in promoting diversity and inclusion, and (6) have at least three letters of recommendation. In addition, applicants may also submit an optional statement that outlines how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their work and professional obligations.

For additional information contact Dr. Robert Skibbens, Chair, Cell Biology Search Committee at inbios@lehigh.edu or by mail at 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015. http://www.lehigh.edu/~inbios/

Review of applications will begin on October 9th, 2023.

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://provost.lehigh.edu/resources/faculty-dual-career-assistance-program/dual-career-guidelines .

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