EES is hiring! Open faculty and staff positions.



Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure track position in earth and environmental sciences at the assistant professor level.  We seek individuals who will establish an internationally recognized externally funded research program. We are especially interested in candidates working across disciplinary boundaries or in emerging areas of earth and environmental sciences and whose expertise contributes to department strengths. The department expects several additional faculty positions to become available in the next 5 years.

Lehigh University and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences have a strong commitment to the inclusion and engagement of our increasingly diverse student population. We particularly seek candidates who will successfully serve as mentors and role models for students belonging to groups that are historically underrepresented in earth and environmental sciences.

Successful candidates will have a PhD, research expertise that contributes to department strengths, a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Applications should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and a description of experience and vision for enhancing participation of historically underrepresented groups, and three letters of reference to To ensure full consideration the application should be received by November 1, 2021.

For additional Information contact Joan Ramage, Search Committee Chair, EES Dept., 1 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem PA 18015-3001, and see the EES department web pages, .

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 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 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:



Lehigh University invites applications for a department technical assistant. Responsible for support of the general operational needs of the Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Department, including technical and setup assistance for EES courses, course field trips and other Department functions. Oversees and helps to maintain EES facilities devoted to computing, fabrication, equipment repair and sample processing. Monitors and ensures safety in all EES spaces in the STEPS Building. Serves as the safety liaison for EES, coordinating with other entities in the building. The Lehigh community takes seriously our commitment to antiracism and The Principles of our Equitable Community. For more information on this position and to apply, please visit