Forlenza Chair Prospectus

Lehigh University faculty pride themselves on being outstanding scholars and teachers. In the College of Health, faculty are dedicated to having an impact on the world through their research. The Office of Research has robust internal funding opportunities for faculty in all disciplines, and outstanding support for external funding. Within the College of Health, faculty enjoy pre- and post-award support from our associate dean for research and two staff members. Our research team collaborates with our marketing team to elevate faculty research accomplishments. 15 Research, Teaching & Service Teaching Research Service At Lehigh, the faculty have a culture of learning about learning, and continually work to improve their pedagogy to reach a changing student body. Faculty and their students benefit from Lehigh’s extensive resources to support instruction, including the highly regarded Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. Many undergraduate and graduate students contribute to faculty research, and many faculty mentor student-led research teams like those in the Mountain Top programs. Faculty service to the department, to interdepartmental programs, to the college and the university is fundamental to the successful operation of the institution. As with teaching and scholarship, the university expects that participation in an increasing level of professional service will take place over time, which benefits both the reputation of the individual faculty member and the university. As a new college, the COH is looking for faculty who want to build innovative educational programs, develop impactful research projects, and contribute to the positive culture of the college.