POSTING DATE: 06/22/2017

Biological Sciences Assistant Professor in Microbiology or Computational Biology
Department: Biological Sciences
Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Biological/Biomedical Sciences: None
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Position Description - 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.

Review of Applications - Applicants, please submit your curriculum vitae, representative publications, a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to:

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

The deadline for applications is October 9th, 2017

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Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant.

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
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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. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits.

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