Ph.D. in Leadership & Change Program

Ph.D. in Leadership & Change Program
Graduate School of Leadership & Change


Antioch University’s distinctive Ph.D. in Leadership & Change seeks an experienced senior-level scholar-practitioner whose research and practice engages students, inclusive communities and diverse workplaces with issues related to leadership & change. Preferred but not exclusive areas of expertise include higher education leadership, community-based leadership, and policy and social advocacy for the common good.


This is a rigorous low-residency, outcomes-based, cohort-based program with 170 Doctoral students from around the globe, all of whom are experienced practitioners in a wide array of sectors and professions. Its paradigm-shifting model blends face-to-face residencies at Antioch campuses nationwide with a dynamic geographically dispersed community that supports individualized and collaborative learning.


The successful applicant must have: a Doctorate in area related to curriculum; an established record of research and practice relevant to leadership & change; experience teaching applied research; substantial experience with graduate students with dissertation experience highly preferred; comfort with academic technology tools in teaching and learning; commitment to inclusive processes working across difference to educate the whole person; a lively spirit of academic experimentation and a belief in the power of education to win victories for humanity.


Must be excited by the prospect of building a unique Doctoral program with a collaborative team of passionate faculty colleagues.


Primary responsibilities: Teaching theories, research and practices of leading change; evaluating student research; facilitating learning within geographically dispersed student body; advising; chairing and serving on dissertation committees; collaborating with interdisciplinary faculty team in program governance.


This is a full-time position at Full Professor level with benefits. Multi-year rolling contract. Faculty work from home offices anywhere in U.S. Quarterly travel required. Start date is Fall 2018, some flexibility.


Complete announcement and more information can be found at or contact the Program’s Director, Laurien Alexandre at


Qualified applicants should email a letter of interest, CV/resume to: Please put PhDLC Faulty Search in the subject line of the email.


Deadline is November 17, 2017 or until position filled.


Antioch University has evolved from a small liberal arts college to a multi-campus national system with five campuses in Ohio, New Hampshire, Washington, and California. Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice.


Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classifications.