POSTING DATE: 07/24/2018

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Biochemistry (open rank)
Department: Chemistry
Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Chemistry: None
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Position Description - The Department of Chemistry at Lehigh University invites applications for an open faculty position in the sub-discipline of biochemistry, broadly defined. There are opportunities to develop collaborations within the department and across the university in the fields of membrane biochemistry, biophysics, chemical biology, material sciences, and biomolecular engineering. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field is required at the time of employment. Our Chemistry department embodies faculty members who have impressive records of scholarship and research achievements. Post-doctoral experience is required. Our faculty are strongly committed to teaching both undergraduate and graduate level courses.

Lehigh is a premier residential doctoral/research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh University is a coeducational, non-denominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment for undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Located in Pennsylvania's scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is situated on 2,350 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia.

As part of its Path to Prominence initiative (, Lehigh University is currently investing significant financial resources in innovative research and academic programs to enhance its intellectual footprint. These investments will include construction of a new science research building, the founding of a new college focused on health, and important upgrades to research spaces campuswide. In addition, Lehigh University aims to add 100 new faculty with a particular focus on recruiting highly respected and ambitious researchers who can contribute positively to Lehigh University's reputation as a leading research institution.

Review of Applications - Review of Applications: Interested applicants should submit a Cover Letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a Statement of Proposed Research, a 1-page summary of proposed research, a teaching proposal describing instructional philosophy for both undergraduate and graduate education, and arrange for a least three letters of recommendation to be sent. All materials must be submitted electronically at Review of applications will begin October 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Prof. Damien Thevenin (

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University works with faculty who contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, seeking a diverse faculty. Lehigh provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including partner benefits. For more information about work/life balance at Lehigh, see: Lehigh Involvement Connection (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact for more information.

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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.

Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. For more information,
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