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Associate/Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership

The College of Education at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Associate/Assistant 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 that is related to the leadership, organization, or policies of K-12 schools.  
  • Teaching graduate-level courses in the educational leader preparation and doctoral programs.
  • Engaging in professional service at the university, college, program, and discipline levels.
  • Collaborating with local, national, and international educational organizations for the purposes of improving educational processes and policies.

Applicants must possess a doctorate or be near completion of a doctorate in educational leadership 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 a number of special activities, research teams, and projects in which faculty and students collaborate, some of which include: the Lehigh School Study Council, the Global Distance Program, and the Urban Principals Academy at Lehigh. Our program 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.

Lehigh University is a highly competitive Doctoral/Research Intensive university of 5,000 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 community in which it is located. The Educational Leadership program, housed in the College of Education offers a doctorate and master’s 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 Global Distance 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

Candidates should submit the following:

  1. Cover letter that addresses qualification for the position
  2. Curriculum vitae 
  3. Three letters of reference
  4. Two selected publications 

Candidates can apply online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11799

Only electronic submissions will be considered. Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Craig Hochbein, Search Committee Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: craig.hochbein@lehigh.edu

Review of applications will begin October 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is August 2019.   

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: https://www1.lehigh.edu/about

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html


Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education

Lehigh University’s College of Education invites applications for a tenure track position in special education at the Assistant or Associate rank, effective Fall 2019. We are seeking a faculty member who has expertise in autism spectrum disorder. Our faculty have earned the reputation of maintaining rigorous research agendas, while pursuing external funding in a collaborative and supportive environment. The candidate will teach graduate-level courses, including teacher preparation and doctoral courses, supervise and mentor master’s and doctoral students, participate in activities related to maintaining Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) approval for course work at the graduate level, and advise students completing the BACB verified course sequence (VCS). The candidate will also have the opportunity to conduct clinical work and research at the College of Education’s autism clinic (Lehigh University Autism Services). 
 
Candidates must have a doctorate in special education or related field with BCBA certification by the starting date of employment. To be considered, candidates must provide evidence of effective college teaching as an instructor of record or teaching assistant. The candidates also need to provide evidence of Pre K-12 teaching or clinical experience.  
 
Lehigh University is a highly competitive Doctoral/Research Intensive University of approximately 5000 undergraduates and 2000 graduate students, and is located 1.5 hours west of New York City and 1 hour north of Philadelphia.  Lehigh’s College of Education has been consistently ranked in the nation’s Top 50 Best Graduate Schools of Education. The College provides strong faculty support (e.g., competitive salaries, generous start-up package, grant writing support, post-grant award management). The special education program, which integrates teacher preparation coursework with general education, includes a highly productive and collaborative faculty who are committed to excellence in research, teaching, and leadership training. Additional information about the Special Education program can be found at https://ed.lehigh.edu/academics/programs/special-education
 
Candidates should submit the following at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11794:

1) a cover letter, 2) statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (one statement for each), 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) three letters of reference, and 5) three selected publications. Only electronic submissions will be considered. Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Dr. Minyi Dennis (mis210@lehigh.edu) or Dr. Linda Bambara (lmb1@lehigh.edu), Search Committee Co-chairs, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University.  Review of applications begins on October 26, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. 
 
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 and provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html 

 


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