Dept. of Biological Sciences - Asst. Prof., Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-Bios-ASSTPROF [#9283]
Position Title: Microbiology or Computational Biology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, PA 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Computational biology, Microbiology, virology, Genomics
Appl Deadline:2017/10/09 finished (2017/06/22, finished 2018/02/13, listed until 2017/10/10)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track position in either Microbiology or Computational Biology. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. with at least 2 years of postdoctoral research experience and have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. She/he will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program in either Microbiology, including, but not limited to, prokaryotic biology, microbiome, pathogen-host interactions, immunology or viral replication/pathogenesis; or Computational Biology, including, but not limited to, population genetics, ecological or evolutionary genomics, conservation, quantitative genetics, comparative genomics, epidemiology, or computational neuroscience. Strong consideration will be given to applicants who may contribute to the collaborative environment within the department and/or university programs including bioengineering, the environmental initiative or the campus-wide health initiative. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and Ph.D. programs within his/her area of expertise. Applicants, please submit your curriculum vitae, representative publications, a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation.

For additional information contact Microbiology/Computational Search Committee Chair, 111 Research Dr., Bethlehem, PA 18015,

The deadline for applications is October 9th, 2017

Lehigh University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering.

Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. (

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Further Info:
Department of Biological Sciences
Lehigh University
111 Research Drive, B217
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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