Assistant Professor - Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Evolutionary Biology

Lehigh University - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
December 07 2020
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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. 

Eligible applicants will hold a Ph.D. at the time of employment and have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience. To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) a statement of contributions to promote diversity and inclusion, and (6) have at least three letters of recommendation.

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. 

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Search Committee
Department of Biological Sciences 
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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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.  



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