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Libsch Early Career Research Award

This award is presented to: a) Highlight faculty members who are early in their research career (typically 5-10 years since the Ph.D. and/or at the rank of tenure-track assistant or associate professor). b) Reward those who have demonstrated the potential for high-quality research and scholarship done at Lehigh University. c) Place research and scholarship on an equal footing with teaching and university service in the annual awarding of recognition. The recipient(s), who must have held a position at Lehigh University for at least 2 years, will be selected on the basis of one or a combination of the following: a) Demonstration of the potential for nationally recognized scholarly excellence (e.g. significant national-level funding, invitations to speak at prestigious universities and conferences); b) High level of research of as evidenced by prolific scholarly output (e.g. books, papers, reviews, performances); c) Initiation of a potentially significant field of research. Only current, full-time faculty are permitted to submit nominations for this award. Only current, full-time faculty members are eligible to receive nominations for this award (retired/emeriti faculty are not eligible). The nominations will be reviewed by Libsch Awards Committee who will submit their recommendation to the Senior Officers.

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Only current, full-time faculty are permitted to submit nominations for this award. Only current, full-time faculty members are eligible to receive nominations for this award (retired/emeriti faculty are not eligible). The recipient(s), who must have held a position at Lehigh University for at least 2 years. Faculty and staff are not eligible to win any given University Award in two consecutive years, in addition to eligibility restrictions that apply for certain awards.