Biostatistics Tenure Track Assistant Professor

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Department: Biological Sciences
Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Agricultural Sciences: None
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Position Description - The Department of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biostatistics to complement departmental strengths in cell/molecular biology, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. at the time of employment. In addition, at least one year of postdoctoral research experience is required. She/he will have a research program in Biostatistics, broadly defined. Department faculty have strong records of scholarship and funding from federal agencies. There are collaborative opportunities within the department and across university programs. Faculty in the Biological Sciences Department teach in the undergraduate and Ph.D. programs within their areas of expertise.
Lehigh University is a highly competitive, research-oriented, private university experiencing significant growth. We are located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City. This search in Biological Sciences is running in conjunction with a search for two tenure-track positions in statistics or applied probability in the Department of Mathematics.
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.
Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. (

Review of Applications - Applicants, please submit your curriculum vitae, representative publications, a statement of research plans and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to:
For additional information contact Biostatistics Search Committee Chair, 111 Research Dr., Bethlehem, PA 18015, [email protected]

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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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Posted: 10/10/2018
Application Due: 12/9/2018
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