Associate/Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership Lehigh University - College of Education

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Date posted: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Employer Name: 
Lehigh University - College of Education
Lehigh University
Contact Person: 
Craig Hochbein

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:

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: 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:

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:

Specific information about the College of Education can be found at:

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at:

Doctorate Degree Required: 
Masters Degree Required: