Overview

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 https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/initiatives/PrinciplesEquity_Sheet_v2_032212.pdf

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: https://ed.lehigh.edu/academics/programs/educational-leadership