Biological Sciences / Bioengineering, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-Biological Sciences / Bioengineering-CHAIR [#2641]
Position Title: Presidential Endowed Chair in Health and Biomedicine
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Animal behavior, Cell Biology, Computational biology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetic, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular, Molecular Genetics, Molecular/Cell Biology, Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2013/10/07 finished (posted 2013/05/01, finished 2015/06/25, listed until 2013/10/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University invites applications and nominations for a Presidential Endowed Chair in Health and Biomedicine. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or M.D. degree and should be qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Full Professor with tenure. The successful candidate will have a distinguished record in biomedical research, including significant external support, demonstrated leadership skills, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. The position carries an expectation of scholarly and administrative leadership. As part of these responsibilities, the successful applicant will be expected to assume the Department Chair’s position within two years of their appointment.

Lehigh's Biological Sciences Department includes 19 faculty with additional growth anticipated. Current faculty research interests span molecular, cellular and developmental biology, neuroscience, evolution and animal behavior. The department has Ph.D. programs in Integrative Biology, Biochemistry and Cell/Molecular Biology, a Distance Education M.S. program in Molecular Biology and the largest undergraduate major constituency within the college of Arts and Sciences.

Applications, including a C.V., letter of intent, description of administrative experience and philosophy, and the names of three potential references should be submitted.

Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. Lehigh University is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
111 Research Drive, B-217
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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