The Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in applicants studying natural populations, although all applicants investigating fundamental questions in evolutionary biology (broadly defined) whose research complements or enhances existing departmental strengths are welcomed. Hires are expected to develop an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program and contribute to the department’s excellence in teaching.
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.
The initial deadline for applications is February 1st, 2021.
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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community.
Lehigh University is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award for promoting the careers of women in academic science and engineering. Read more about Lehigh’s ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty at: http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/
Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html/
Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty.
Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html