Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

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Biological Sciences
Job Description: 

The Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University is seeking a full-time, non-tenure  track Visiting Assistant Professor, for the 2021-2022 academic year (August 2021-May 2022). The position requires a Ph.D. at the time of employment, teaching experience, and an ability to  offer undergraduate and graduate courses on topics including cellular biology and related  courses (e.g., advanced cell biology, cell biology lab, and other related topics such as signaling).  The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three courses each semester on topics  related to their expertise. The College of Arts & 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.

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

Review of Applications: 
Applicants, for full consideration, please submit your curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and have three letters of recommendation sent to by March 15, 2021. Applications will be reviewed starting at that date. For additional information, please contact Dr. Robert Skibbens, Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015. For more information about the department, please see:

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:

Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at:

Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty.

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