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Career Opportunities for Faculty

Focus areas for the College of Health faculty include epidemiology, biostatistics, community health, health innovation and technology, global health, social and behavioral health sciences, and health policy and management. Lehigh welcomes applications for current faculty searches in the College of Health. At the core of the College of Health is a commitment to foster positive change in the communities where we live and work by promoting social justice and health equity. 

Faculty Positions

Faculty Hiring Prospectus

Ellen and Vincent Forlenza ’75 Endowed Chair in Health Innovation and Technology (Full or Associate)

Tenure-track associate or full professor with focus in engineering of health-related sensors, devices, and diagnostics, health data science including statistical analysis, machine learning and/or simulation and mobile health (mHealth), telehealth, and home health platforms.

Community Health Scientist – Health Disparities

Tenure-track assistant professor of community health with focus on health disparities and community engaged research.

Community Health Scientist - Behavioral Health

Tenure-track associate or full professor studying social, behavioral and psychological factors of health.

Community Health Scientist - LGBTQ+

Tenure-track associate or full professor of community health with a focus on health disparities among LGBTQ+ people.

Health Data Scientist - mHealth or Telehealth

Tenure-track associate or full professor in core technologies enabling mHealth and/or telehealth (e.g., sensors, haptics, wearables, Internet of Things, computer vision).

Health Data Scientist - Artificial Intelligence

Tenure-track associate or full professor in AI (e.g., NLP, ML) and data science applied to health data such as EHR or -omics data.

Health Data Scientist - Visualization, Auralization, Haptics (Assistant)

Health Data Scientist - Visualization, Auralization, Haptics (Associate)

Tenure-track assistant or associate professor in health data visualization, auralization and/or haptics applied to interventions based on VR and/or gamification.

Health Data Scientist - Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Tenure-track assistant professor in quantitative methods and population health with a focus on the ethics of AI.

Global or US Indigenous Health Law and Policy (Associate or Full)

Global or US Indigenous Health Law and Policy (Assistant)

Tenure-track faculty positions (open rank) with focus on global and/or US Indigenous law and policy with a concentration in Indigenous health, broadly defined.

Global Health Praxis Teaching Faculty

Required earned doctorate degree in social science, public health or population health. Collaborate with global health networks.

Working at Lehigh

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students and about 600 full-time faculty members. Lehigh is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in driving distance to New York City and Philadelphia.

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

Lehigh offers comprehensive benefits and supports a healthy work/life balance

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’s benefits include domestic partners.

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.

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