Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions
Professor of Practice in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Lehigh University is seeking a 9-month full-time, non-tenure track Professor of Practice to contribute to our undergraduate general chemistry instruction beginning in the fall of 2019.  This Professor of Practice position is a non-voting faculty position and has responsibilities focused on teaching and service.  The initial appointment is anticipated to be for three years, with an expectation of renewal based on acceptable performance.  The position requires a Ph.D. in chemistry, significant teaching experience, and expertise in the use of current teaching methods in general chemistry courses.  The successful candidate will work with the Director of General Chemistry and the General Chemistry Laboratory Manager for the continued development, delivery, and daily operation of the general chemistry lecture and lab courses.  Service contributions to the Department of Chemistry, college, and/or university are also expected.  Options for contributing to the instruction of other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, in addition to performing the required general chemistry duties, may also be possible.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a detailed statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference.  All materials must be submitted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/11434.  For additional information contact Professor David Vicic, Committee Chair, at inchmjob@lehigh.edu

For more information about the department please see: https://chemistry.cas2.lehigh.edu/

Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled.
Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates are highly encouraged.  Lehigh also offers excellent benefits, including domestic partner benefits.  To find out more about Lehigh’s Work/Life Balance practices, please visit: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html.


Lehigh University Department of Chemistry
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Biochemistry (open rank)

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 (https://www1.lehigh.edu/path-prominence/), 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:  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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11438.  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 (dat311@lehigh.edu).

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:  http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html.  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 infdcap@lehigh.edu for more information.

Staff Positions
We are currently not accepting applications for staff positions.