The Technology Leadership and Innovation Department at Purdue University is inviting applicants for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. This is a 9-month tenure track position to begin in August 2021. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in human resource development (HRD), human resources management (HRM), or Industrial-Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology).
The successful candidate will be expected to teach and conduct research in the fields of leadership and human resource development, in one or more of the following areas: human resource analytics, individual and organizational performance; job analysis and job design; and labor relations. They will also be expected to participate in service activities at the program, department, college, university, community, as well as within relevant professional organizations. Teaching will be either in-person and/or online undergraduate and/or graduate courses depending on departmental needs. The candidate is expected to have a strong foundation in quantitative methods and be able to contribute to high impact areas of research related to leadership and human resource development. The successful candidate will be expected to secure external grant funding to support an independent research program, while disseminating knowledge through high quality publications, teaching and mentorship to graduate students.
Required Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Human Resource Development (HRD), Human Resources Management (HRM), or Industrial-Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology), either completed or expected to be completed by August 2021.
Strong evidence of research productivity and teaching excellence in in HRD, HRM, or I/O Psychology, including evidence of published conference proceedings, high-quality peer-reviewed journal articles, and excellent teaching ratings.
Evidence of research experience using quantitative methods
Evidence of potential to obtain externally-funded research grants.
Ability to work collegially and as part of a team.
Experience with technologies impacting HRD processes and functions in the workplace.
The Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation is part of the Purdue Polytechnic, one of the 10 academic colleges on Purdue University’s flagship campus in West Lafayette, IN. The department is a leader in advancing knowledge about human resource development, organizational leadership, technology, and innovation in local, national, and international contexts. Our research and teaching reflect a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, and engagement with businesses, organizations, and corporations, seeking to enhance employee expertise and organizational capacities around the globe. Additional information about the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and the Department can be found at https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/ and https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/departments/technology-leadership-innovation.
- The successful candidate will be appointed to a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position.
- Summer employment is a possibility but is neither guaranteed nor required.
- Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
The position will remain open until filled. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2021
Purdue University’s Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least on of these area in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Purdue views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all University related activities solely as individuals based on their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.
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About Purdue University
Purdue University is a public land-grant research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system. The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name.