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Assistant Professor-Constitutional Law/Public Law

Employer
Lehigh University
Location
Bethlehem, PA
Closing date
Aug 9, 2022

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Sector
Law
Organization Type
Corporate
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The Department of Political Science at Lehigh University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-

track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2023. The successful

candidate will possess a doctoral degree in Political Science or related field by the date of hire and

contribute to research and teaching in constitutional law and public law. The teaching load for this

position is two four-credit courses per semester.

Applicants should submit the following: a letter of interest that includes how they will contribute to a

diverse and equitable community, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement and the

contact information for three professional references via Academic Jobs Online.

Serving approximately 110 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate students, the Department of Political

Science offers a B.A. and M.A. degree as well as a Master of Public Policy. Interested applicants are

invited to visit the Department of Political Science website: https://polisci.cas.lehigh.edu/

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 550 full-time faculty members.

Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in

the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh University ranks

in the top 50 among national universities in U.S. News & World Report ratings and is in the most

competitive category in both Peterson's Guide and Barron's Profiles of American Colleges. The university

is located on a scenic, 1,600-acre campus in historic Bethlehem in a region of eastern Pennsylvania (USA

known as the Lehigh Valley. About 90 minutes from New York and Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley is an

attractive place to live and work with reasonable cost of living, easy commuting, good schools, and

abundant cultural activities.

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. We are committed to increasing the

diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually

diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through

their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF

ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences

and engineering http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/ and is among institutions of higher education

recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional

information about Lehigh's commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at

https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and

comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life

Balance for Faculty can be found at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html

Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty.

Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at:

https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html.

The deadline for all applications is October 1, 2022. Questions about this position should be directed to

the search committee chair, Professor Laura Katz Olson, at lko1@lehigh.edu.
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