Associate/Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership
January 31, 2018
Position Description - 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
Internal Number: 351
About Lehigh University
Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe.