New faculty position at the Department of Physics at Lehigh University

Submitted by jcachet on Tue, 09/04/2018 - 09:43
New faculty position at:

The Department of Physics at Lehigh University invites applications
for a faculty position in High Energy or Nuclear Physics, broadly
defined (including quantum field theory, high energy theory, string
theory, theoretical cosmology, experimental medium or high-energy
nuclear/particle physics). The search is for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor, or for highly qualified candidates at the Associate or Full
Professor level. The anticipated starting date is August 2019.
Candidates should have a PhD in Physics, or equivalent.

This faculty search aims to strengthen the fundamental physics
component of the Physics Department, which includes research programs
in nuclear and particle physics, string theory, astrophysics, atomic
and molecular physics, statistical physics, computational physics,
condensed matter physics, nonlinear optics and photonics, biophysics
and soft matter. Physics faculty are committed to research excellence,
teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service to the
academic community.

All materials should be uploaded to academicjobsonline
( Applicants should
include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a complete list of
publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and the
names and affiliation of three references. Consideration of candidates
will begin on Dec. 1, 2018.

Lehigh University is a private research university experiencing
significant growth that ranks in the top 50 among national
universities in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report ratings. It offers a
distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students
from across the globe. It is located on a scenic campus in the Lehigh
Valley of eastern Pennsylvania, a vibrant and historic community about
one and one-half hours from New York City and Philadelphia and with a
population of about 1 million residents. The Lehigh Valley is an
attractive place to live and work with reasonable cost of living, easy
commuting, good schools, and abundant cultural and outdoors

Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,
and offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
Lehigh is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation
Award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and
engineering (see It provides a wide
range of networking, mentoring and development opportunities for
early-career faculty, and is a leader in promoting work-life balance
( Lehigh is
also a founding member of the Lehigh Valley Inter-Regional Networking
& Connecting Consortium to assist highly qualified couples who face
the dual career challenge.