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Full Time Doctoral Faculty in Organizational Leadership

Position Deleted on 3/04/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Marion, IN
Faculty - Business - Management
Full Time


Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University's (IWU) is the largest private university in Indiana. To further IWU's mission as a Christ-centered academic community committed to changing the world by developing students in character, scholarship and leadership, SBL is seeking an accomplished individual to join its graduate leadership faculty, effective July 1, 2013.

In addition to teaching and advising postgraduate students, the selected candidate will provide thought leadership that positively influences the quality and relevance of doctoral level offerings in organizational leadership, both current and under development. S(he) will make substantial contributions that will increase the visibility of IWU's doctoral leadership degree and integrate new technologies for teaching and learning in on-campus, online and blended modalities. In addition to this highly collaborative work, (s)he is expected to be a leader across the university and within the broader academic and professional communities to embrace the university's Christian mission. This faculty position is full time appointment based in Marion, Indiana.


Highly qualified applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to postgraduate education grounded in a Christ-centered world view and possess the following attributes:

  • An earned doctoral degree from a regionally accredited program in leadership or a closely related field
  • Significant leadership experience, measured by both length of service and level of responsibility
  • A substantial record of effective teaching at the graduate level
  • Experience in corporate training, continuing professional studies or executive education is preferred
  • An active scholarship agenda that includes research, publications, presentations and service
  • Proficiency with multiple research methods
  • The ability to immediately serve on dissertation committees and demonstrated potential for advising future doctoral student research in the capacity of dissertation committee chair
  • Knowledge of online course and student assessment technologies
  • A strong interest in realizing IWU's missional learning outcomes
  • A vibrant Christian faith exemplified by regular church involvement, active Christian service, adherence to IWU's Community Lifestyle Standards, and a heartfelt calling to endeavors that further the application of Biblical precepts to professional education


  • Teach assigned courses on location at the IWU education center in Indianapolis (occasional Saturdays), as well as online
  • Teach at the week-long summer institute held at the Marion campus each summer
  • Integrate faith with learning for all subjects taught
  • Conduct research in leadership and supervise dissertation research
  • Publish on a regular basis in scholarly journals or other publications
  • Present papers or speak at scholarly conferences on a regular basis
  • Moderate and serve as a member of comprehensive exam committees
  • Develop courses related to subjects that are taught
  • Assist with program evaluation
  • Review and approve applicants to the program
  • Participate in identifying and coordinating experts to conduct seminars in leadership studies
  • Participate in faculty development and university faculty meetings
  • Participate in university and committee assignments


IWU has twice been recognized (in 2009 and 2011) by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a Great Place to Work For, and honored three times in recent years by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. IWU offers a competitive compensation package that includes relocation assistance and dependent tuition benefits.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other administered programs, and all phases of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment. As an equal opportunity employer, Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders except as claimed in a filed religious exemption. Indiana Wesleyan University affirms its position as a Christian University of the liberal arts and asserts its rights to employ persons who subscribe to the intent, mission, and doctrinal position stated in the university catalog. The President, the Administrative Officers, and all persons who have hiring authority will maintain and implement personnel policies and practices to assure that affirmative action/equal opportunity is being actively implemented and that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion shall suffer any form of discrimination. Indiana Wesleyan University will take appropriate steps to provide reasonable accommodations upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities so long as doing so does not cause Indiana Wesleyan University an undue hardship.
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