Department: IUPUI Technology Leadership and Communication
The Department of Technology Leadership and Communication (TLC) in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership who is a generalist in the field of leadership. Building on existing strengths in teaching, research and service in STEM contexts, the TLC department is searching for faculty with expertise in the fields of human and leadership development, organizational development, project management, and/or intercultural/international leadership. Responsibilities for this tenure-track position include: teaching and advising diverse undergraduate and graduate students; establishing and sustaining an externally funded research program; producing peer-reviewed publications; active participation in the professional community through research and professional service; and service to the department, school, and campus. The position will begin in August of 2020.
The TLC department offers two undergraduate degrees including the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and the Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication. The department offers the Master of Science in Technology in which TLC graduate students can specialize in human resource development, organizational leadership, or technical communication. TLC faculty teach at least one of the core courses for the MS in Technology degree. The department also offers numerous undergraduate and graduate certificates in leadership, human resource management, human resource development, sustainable technologies, international leadership, and technical communication.
Develop ongoing research agenda in discipline-based educational research (DBER), and publish in peer-reviewed journals and conferences
Coordinate undergraduate and graduate certificate programs
Coordinate and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in a variety of disciplinary areas
Serve as chair and/or committee member on graduate directed projects and/or theses committees
Serve the discipline, department, school, campus, local community, and state of Indiana
Serve as graduate and undergraduate student advisor and mentor Department, School, and Campus Overview
As an urban-serving institution whose commitment to diversity and community engagement is embodied within its mission and vision, IUPUI is a dynamic campus of nearly 30,000 students and more than 8,500 faculty and staff. As an anchor institution within the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI has been recognized for excellence in civic engagement and community partnerships.
The Department of Technology Leadership and Communication in the School of Engineering and Technology is looking for scholars who will contribute to our commitment to engage the city, state, nation and beyond through teaching, research and service, in consideration of the rich diversity of our campus and city as we prepare our graduates to enter and lead in an increasingly complex world.
The Department of Technology and Leadership Communication houses undergraduate degrees and certificates in Organizational Leadership and Supervision (https://et.iupui.edu/departments/tlc/programs/ols/) and Technical Communication (https://et.iupui.edu/departments/tlc/programs/tcm/), along with an interdisciplinary M.S. in Technology (https://et.iupui.edu/departments/mstech/).
The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology (https://et.iupui.edu/) is one of the largest degree-granting units at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and houses seven diverse departments. IUPUI (www.iupui.edu) is an urban research and health sciences campus with nearly 30,000 students and approximately 300 degree programs.
Indianapolis (https://www.indy.gov/), the 11th largest city in the U.S., is affordable and provides a wide array of entertainment, dining, cultural, sporting, educational, and recreation options for residents.
Please submit an application letter (including a statement of research and teaching philosophy that includes scholarly agenda), CV, three letters of recommendation, and relevant supporting materials including a sample of scholarly writing. We will begin reviewing applications in late November, 2019 and will continue the search until the position is filled.
Applications should be addressed to: Dr. Katrenia Reed-Hughes, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Technology Leadership and Communication, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI.
Ph.D., or other doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Management, Global/International Studies, Technical Communication, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Business, or a related field completed by August 1, 2020
Demonstrated knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics such as identity, power and privilege, intergroup dynamics, and social justice
A relevant research agenda with evidence of publications in refereed journals and/or refereed conferences
Evidence of successful teaching and assessment of student learning in undergraduate and/or graduate courses
Evidence of successful curriculum development and program assessment at the department, school, or campus level
Evidence of service to the profession
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Certification to work in the United States
Expertise/experience in one or more of the following areas:
Human resource development and/or human resource management; preferably HRCI certification as PHR, SPHR, or GPHR, and/or SHRM certification as SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP
Project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) and PMI certification as PMP, PMI-PBA, PgMP, CAPM, and/or PMI-SP
Organizational leadership and change in a global/international work place context
Technical Communication including human-centered design and usability, digital/social/multi-media usage, agile environments, and content management
Service as a PI or Co-PI on national or state funded grants and contracts
Evidence of successful teaching with technology and development of online and/or hybrid courses
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.