Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Microbiologist | Immunologist

Location
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary
negotiable
Posted
August 10 2016
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. with at least two 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 laboratory in any area of immune responses and/or the study of microorganisms that cause disease using cellular, molecular, genetics approaches.  Research expertise in an area such as host-pathogen interactions, pathogenesis, disease progression, immunology, mycology, or viral replication or pathogenesis is of particular interest. Laboratory and start-up resources commensurate with research expectations are included. Applicants pursuing research that complements departmental strengths in cell/molecular biology, evolutionary biology, and neurosciences are preferred. Strong consideration will be given to applicants who may contribute to the collaborative environment within the department and/or university programs including bioengineering, and the campus-wide health initiative. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and Ph.D. programs within her/his area of expertise. The College of Arts & Sciences at Lehigh is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Applicants, please submit your curriculum vitae, representative publications, a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference to:  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7540

For additional information contact Infectious Disease Search Committee Chair, 111 Research Drive, Iacocca Hall, B217, Bethlehem, PA 18015, inbios@lehigh.edu. http://www.lehigh.edu/~inbios/

The deadline for submission is October 7,  2016.

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 a 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. (http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html).

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