Educational Leadership, Lehigh University

Position ID:Lehigh-Educational Leadership-EDLAP [#1261]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Education
Appl Deadline:2011/12/31 finished (posted 2011/11/08, finished 2012/07/01, listed until 2012/12/31)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership College of Education, Lehigh University Position Announcement

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The primary responsibilities of this tenure-track position are: teaching educational leadership courses to master's and doctoral students, establishing a productive research agenda, advising master's and doctoral students, and serving on dissertation committees. Teaching responsibilities are contingent upon experience and interest and will also include making effective use of instructional technology where appropriate. The ideal candidate is expected to be a scholar practitioner who publishes high quality research and interacts with the broader educational community. There is also an expectation for service to the educational leadership program, College of Education, and broader University.

Our mission in the educational leadership program is to develop and support effective leaders for high-quality elementary/secondary education. In partnership with the global community, we identify and enhance individuals through degree and certification programs and support their lifelong learning through our conferences and publications. Our vision of effective leaders is 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: Center for Developing Urban Educational Leaders, Lehigh School Study Council, and the Philadelphia High School Leadership Project.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have: Earned doctorate in educational leadership/administration or in related areas. Expertise in at least two of the following areas: quantitative research, leadership, instructional/curricular supervision, social justice, and educational policy. Demonstrated capacity for achieving excellence in teaching. Proven ability to be a scholar-practitioner. Demonstrated commitment to anti-racist, anti-sexist, multicultural, democratic education.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference is given to those with: K-12 administrative and/or teaching experience, particularly within high-needs schools.Capacity for collaboration with educational leaders in K-12 settings. Demonstrated experience working with Hispanic communities. Experience chairing doctoral dissertations. Potential for publishing in area of expertise. Active participation and leadership roles in state or national professional organizations. Willingness to learn instructional technologies to support instruction.

ABOUT LEHIGH: Founded in 1865, Lehigh University is a coeducational, non-denominational, private university. Located in Bethlehem, PA, Lehigh is in close proximity to New York City (75 miles) and Philadelphia (50 miles). Lehigh University is a Doctoral/Research Extensive university of 4,766 undergraduates and 2,270 graduate students. Lehigh University has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's outstanding research universities. In its Guide to America's Best Colleges, Lehigh University is ranked 38th and the College of Education ranked 35th out of 279 education colleges surveyed.

Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Please see Lehigh Work/Life Balance for Faculty Website:

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

Further Info:
College of Education
Lehigh University
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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