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,
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.
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. Send
application materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with the full job title in the
subject line. Questions about this position should be directed to Dr. Adam Watkins, Director of
Leadership Development, at email@example.com. 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.