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 2022. Candidates must have an earned doctorate
in human resource development (HRD), human resources management
(HRM), Industrial-Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology), or
The successful candidate will be expected to teach and conduct
research in one of the areas including business ethics, conflict
resolution, or organizational communication. They will also be
expected to participate in service activities at the program,
department, college, university, community, as well as within
relevant professional organizations. The candidate will teach in
the areas of leadership and human resource development across
undergraduate and graduate levels. We are seeking a candidate with
a strong foundation in either qualitative or quantitative methods,
who can 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.
- A Ph.D. in Human Resource Development (HRD), Human Resources
Management (HRM), or Industrial-Organizational Psychology (I/O
Psychology) or related field, either completed or expected to be
completed by August 2022.
- Strong evidence of research productivity and teaching
excellence 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 qualitative or
- Evidence of potential to obtain externally funded research
- Ability to work collegially as part of a team.
- Previous employment/consulting experience in corporations,
non-profit or public sector organizations.
- Experience with technologies impacting organizations and the
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. The department faculty
has a strong track record in external funded grants including NSF,
DOL, NIJ, DHS, USDA as well as corporations and foundations. The
Technology Leadership & Innovation department is committed to
advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including
scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Additional information
about the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and the Department can be
found at https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/
- The successful candidate will be appointed to a full-time,
9-month tenure-track position, starting Fall 2022.
- Summer employment is a possibility but is neither guaranteed
- Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience,
including a faculty start-up package.
A background check is required for employment in this
All candidates need to apply through the Success Factors link
Applications must be submitted as a single pdf file and include
the following components in the order listed. All
applications must include:
- A cover letter addressing how the candidate fits the
qualifications outlined in the position description (please
indicate the position requisition number of 16411 at the beginning
of the letter).
- A Curriculum Vitae.
- A statement of research interests and directions.
- A statement of teaching interests and philosophy.
- A sample article published in a scholarly venue.
- Teaching evaluations.
- Three letters of reference
- A diversity, equity and inclusion statement addressing
scholarship, teaching, and engagement as a faculty member.
Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2021, and will
continue until the position is filled. Only complete
applications will be given full consideration.
Any questions about this position should be sent to the search
Dr. Nathalie Duval-Couetil (Search Committee Chair)
Department of Technology Leadership, & Innovation
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 one of these areas 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.
Affirmative Action Statement
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals,
including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply.