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Western Kentucky University aspires to be the University of choice for faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping advance academic excellence. True to its spirit, WKU offers an inviting, nurturing, and challenging work environment, which is responsive to the needs of a diverse and ambitious learning community. WKU's main campus is located on a hill overlooking the city of Bowling Green (population est. 60,000), and is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful in the nation. In addition, WKU serves the communities of Elizabethtown/Fort Knox, Glasgow and Owensboro through its regional campuses. We invite you to consider WKU as a place where your academic and professional dreams can be realized.
The School of Professional Studies seeks a full-time, tenure-eligible, faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Organizational Leadership. Candidates will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Organizational Leadership, work with and advise students, provide service to the University, and pursue an active program of scholarship/research in the field.
Courses in the program are taught primarily at WKU's main campus in Bowling Green, Kentucky, but faculty members may have teaching assignments via ITV and online. The program in Organizational Leadership is growing and the successful candidate will be actively involved developing curriculum and class content as well as supporting program development at WKU's three regional campuses (Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, Glasgow, and Owensboro).
Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.
A PhD from a regionally accredited university in Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Leadership Studies, or a related discipline (with substantial coursework in field).
Demonstrated research agenda and teaching experience in Organizational Leadership.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
The following items must be submitted through this electronic talent management system by January 31, 2018, although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled:
Letter of Intent
Statement of Organizational Leadership Teaching Philosophy
Names and contact information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search Committee through an online process at a later date.
You will receive email confirmation once you have successfully completed the application process.