The following faculty positions are currently available within the Department of Bioengineering at Lehigh University:


The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Technology for Health/Disability in the Department of Bioengineering.  Applicants are required to possess an earned PhD in Bioengineering or related fields by the date of hire. 

Applicants for the tenure-track assistant professor position should submit materials at


The Department of Bioengineering is committed to building research strength in Health Technologies in areas such as wearables, flexible electronics, diagnostic and therapeutic devices, point-of-care devices, neural engineering, user interfaces, prosthetics, remote monitoring, and population/environmental health technologies. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong research program in development of new technologies for improvement of health and/or management of disabilities. 

Successful candidates will have opportunities for collaboration with the newly established College of Health as well as the interdisciplinary Institute for Functional Materials and Devices (I-FMD) and Institute for Data, Intelligent Systems, and Computation (I-DISC) at Lehigh University.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at all levels of the Bioengineering curriculum ( and participate in departmental, college, and university service. Successful candidates must also be committed to the enhancement of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in which world-class faculty, staff, and students can thrive to their full potential.


For full consideration, applications should be received online by November 1, 2023. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Candidates should submit the following materials for evaluation:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV),
  • Research Statement that describes past scholarly contributions and future research directions,
  • Teaching Statement that describes instructional philosophy and courses that the candidate plans to teach or develop,
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Statement that demonstrates knowledge of DEI issues and describes prior DEI experience and contributions as well as the candidate's vision for enhancing community and culture at Lehigh
  • Names and contact information of at least three references.

Any inquiries regarding this search should be directed to Professor Yevgeny Berdichevsky, chair of the Search Committee at

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 and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. 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 ( 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

Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at