Assistant Professor in Teaching, Learning, and Technology

Employer
Lehigh University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the College of Education’s Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT) program. Duties of the position include active scholarship: conducting empirical studies, submitting manuscripts to selective journals, and pursuing external funding. Duties also include teaching and advising in TLT’s master’s and doctoral degree programs as well as engaging in service to the university and profession. 

Applicants should have an earned doctorate (or be in candidacy with degree expected no later than September 2022) in learning design, learning sciences, instructional technology, or a related field.

Lehigh University is a highly competitive Doctoral/Research university serving 7,000 students, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh University is consistently ranked among the top national universities in the U.S., and it has non-government organization (NGO) status with the United Nations. The University is committed to anti-racism and social justice, with several new initiatives promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion. The College of Education is currently ranked 51 among Best Graduate Education Schools by U.S. News. The College is strongly committed to enhancing and maintaining reciprocal relations with the diverse communities in the Lehigh Valley area.

Applicants should submit the following:

(1) a detailed cover letter explaining how the applicant’s qualifications match the position’s expectations;

(2) current vita;

(3) a research statement;

(4) two manuscripts (either published or in review);

(5) a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement, describing your past experiences, activities, and commitments related to DEI, as well as your future plans to advance DEI, in alignment with Lehigh’s Principles of our Equitable Community (lehigh.edu/~inprv/pdfs/active_pdf_forms/PrinciplesEquity_Sheet_v2_032212.pdf); and

(6) contact information for three individuals who will write letters of reference for applicants invited to interview for the position.

Applications should be made electronically via AcademicJobsOnline at academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19731. Phone inquiries and nominations can be made to Tom Hammond, Search Chair at (610) 758-3259 or by email to hammond@lehigh.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

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 (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 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 lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html.

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