Lehigh University, Educational Leadership

Position ID:Lehigh-Educational Leadership-APEL [#26086]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Leadership
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Educational Leadership / Leadership, Organizations, Policy, School Law
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/10/10, updated 2023/10/05)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The College of Education at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in our Educational Leadership (EDL) program in the Department of Education and Human Services.

Duties of the position include:

● Conducting research and scholarly activity related to leadership, policy, organizational, or legal issues in K-12 schools.

● Teaching graduate-level courses in educational leadership preparation and the doctoral program.

● Engaging in professional service at the university, college, program, and discipline levels.

● Collaborating with local, national, and international educational organizations to improve educational processes and policies.

Applicants must possess a doctorate in educational leadership/administration or a related field by the effective date of employment.

Our mission in the Educational Leadership program is to develop and support effective leaders for high-quality elementary/secondary education with an emphasis on equity and inclusion. 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 several special activities, research teams, and projects in which faculty and students collaborate, some of which include: the Lehigh University School Study Council, the Urban Principals Academy at Lehigh (U*PAL), and the Global M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. Our program research faculty demonstrate focused research agendas, which include scholarly journal publications and presentations. In addition, EDL faculty have experience in a wide array of K-12 educational organizations.

The College of Education is strongly committed to enhancing and maintaining strong reciprocal relations with the local community. The Educational Leadership program, housed in the College of Education, offers doctorate and master’s degrees in Educational Leadership as well as state certification programs for superintendents, principals, and curriculum supervisors. The program faculty has established strong research and service partnerships at the local, national, and international levels. Additional information about the Educational Leadership program is available at: https://ed.lehigh.edu/academics/programs/educational-leadership

Candidates should submit the following:

1) A cover letter that addresses the qualifications for the position.

2) Curriculum vitae.

3) A writing sample such as a publication, technical report, or conference paper.

Only electronic submissions will be considered. Inquiries can be directed to: Dr. Floyd Beachum, Search Committee Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: fdb209@lehigh.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 2024.

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 http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/ 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 https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at https://provost.lehigh.edu/resources/faculty-dual-career-assistance-program/dual-career-guidelines.

General information about Lehigh University can be found at https://www1.lehigh.edu/about.

Specific information about the College of Education can be found at https://ed.lehigh.edu/.

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:
email address
111 Research Drive
Iacocca Hall
Bethlehem, PA 18015