Postdoctoral Fellow

Purdue University

United States

June 10, 2022


Requisition ID: 19197

Postdoctoral Fellow Job Summary

Postdoctoral Fellow, Leadership Development Unit, John Martinson Honors College The John Martinson Honors College at Purdue University seeks a candidate with interest and experience in leadership development programming and high-impact pedagogy for a two-year, nine-month position as Postdoctoral Fellow in the Leadership Development unit. The successful candidate will help develop and administer a new, innovative program that promotes transformational and organizational leadership competencies and empowers students to enact meaningful change through leadership. Responsibilities will include working on a small team to develop and coordinate curricular and co-curricular leadership learning opportunities, such as retreats, workshops, speaker series, and learning communities. Responsibilities also include teaching up to three credits of leadership courses per semester and supporting the Director of Leadership Development with existing programming, program assessment, and grant applications related to leadership education.

The two-year appointment begins August 2022. For more information about the Honors College, see www.


Ph.D. in any field is required, along with experience with leadership development. Expertise in leadership theory or experience with program development and assessment is a plus.

Application Instructions

To apply, please visit https: // Please send: (1) a letter of application detailing your qualifications, how you hope to contribute to leadership education, and your experience/interest in working with highly motivated student leaders; (2) a C.V.; (3) a dossier with three letters of reference. Questions about this position should be directed to Dr. Adam Watkins, Director of Leadership Development, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

About the University

Purdue University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. The Honors College is committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the university; our goal is to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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