Visiting Assistant Professor in Organizational Leadership

  • Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Apr 23, 2021
Full time Business: Other Psychology

Job Description

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Job Summary

The Department of Organizational Leadership at Purdue University Fort Wayne ( seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor with a primary specialization in leadership, and potentially secondary specialization in organizational behavior effective August 16, 2021 for the 2021-22 academic year to teach primarily undergraduate leadership and organizational behavior classes. Classes taught to potentially include Introduction to Organizational Behavior, Applied Leadership, Leadership Process, Conference Leadership (facilitation and running meetings), Research Methods, and others that fit with discipline of applicant.

PhD preferred, Master's or MBA required in leadership, organizational behavior, industrial/organizational psychology or related field. Prior college level teaching experience and /or relevant work experience preferred Position is contingent upon available funding and satisfactory background check.

The Department

The Department of Organizational Leadership is a multi-disciplinary department that brings together scholars and teachers of leadership, organizational behavior, human resources, human resource development, and I-O Psychology. We offer innovative degrees at the associates, bachelor's, and master's levels that prepare students for a wide variety of leadership roles and positions in human resource management.

The department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

The University

Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering 25 graduate and over 100 prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and certificates. More than 10,000 students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities belong to the PFW family. The 688-acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 7,000 degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through PFW's partnerships with area high schools, almost 3,000 high school students take dual-credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. PFW is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about us at

Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references to All candidates invited for a virtual interview will be expected to do a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For greatest consideration, please submit by May 10th.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair:

Kimberly W. O'Connor, JD

Purdue University Fort Wayne

Department of Organizational Leadership

Neff 288

2101 East Coliseum Blvd.

Fort Wayne, IN 46805


Apr 19, 2021

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