Educational Leadership, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-EDL-EDL [#10800]
Position Title: Associate/Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Educational Leadership
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/01/30, finished 2018/08/30, listed until 2018/03/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The College of Education at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our Educational Leadership program. We are looking for a scholar-practitioner whose scholarly interests fit with our vision of offering a data driven, multicultural and global education to graduate students. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the program’s mission in the areas of research (within a recognized area of Educational Leadership), teaching, and collaboration with local, national and international educational organizations for the improvement of educational processes and policies. Candidates with the following background will be considered:

• Doctorate in Education or near completion • Promise of a strong scholarly record and program of research, and with experience or potential to successfully secure external funding • Expertise in quantitative methodology, including analysis of social networks • Experience analyzing data from large-scale national and international data sets, such as those supported by the National Center for Education Statistics • Scholarly focus on associations between educational administration and teacher outcomes • Willingness and ability to begin employment in Spring, 2018 • Commitment to Lehigh University’s Principles of an Equitable Community found at

Our mission in the educational leadership program is to develop and support effective leaders for high-quality elementary/secondary education. Our vision describes effective leaders as individuals working collaboratively as scholar-practitioners who foster the cognitive and affective development of all learners through technological, managerial, and interpersonal skills as well as through agile and creative habits-of-mind. In addition, the educational leadership program offers a number of special activities, research teams, and projects in which faculty and students collaborate, some of which include: Lehigh School Study Council, the International School Leaders Program, and the Urban Principal Academy at Lehigh. 

Lehigh University is a highly competitive Doctoral/Research Extensive university of 5000 undergraduates and 1900 graduate students, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia. The College of Education is strongly committed to enhancing and maintaining strong reciprocal relations with the multicultural, largely Spanish-speaking community in which it is located. The Educational Leadership program, housed in the College of Education offers a doctorate and masters degree in Educational Leadership as well as state certification programs for superintendents, principals and supervisors of curriculum. The Program faculty has established strong research and service partnerships at the local, national and international levels. The international program prepares individuals to work as international school leaders throughout the world.

Additional information about the Educational Leadership program is available at:

Candidates should submit the following: 1) Cover letter 2) Statements of research interest 3) Statement of teaching philosophy 4) Curriculum vitae 5) Three letters of reference 6) Two to three selected publications

Only electronic submissions will be considered. Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Marlene Vant Hoogt, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: Review of applications will begin February 2018 with interviews to follow. The position requires an immediate start at hiring, ideally in March/April, 2018.

Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of its community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

General information about Lehigh University can be found at:

Specific information about the College of Education can be found at:

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
111 Research Drive
Iacocca Hall
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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