Assistant/Associate Professor in Organizational Learning, Performance & Change

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
08 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The School of Education offers its programs within The College of Health and Human Sciences at Colorado State University. Our teaching, research, and outreach support the mission of CSU’s Land Grant and Carnegie I Research Institution status. Our guiding values are respect, collaboration, effective communication, inclusivity, autonomy, high standards, flexibility, and the pursuit of knowledge, as evidenced through intellectual thought, research, teaching, and productivity.

The mission of the School of Education is to use communication, leadership, and facilitation skills effectively in teaching, research, and engagement in order to empower and support prospective and practicing educators to become personally and professionally competent, effective, and caring community members.

Position Summary

Applications are invited for a tenure track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate level in Organizational Learning, Performance and Change (OLPC).

Specifically, we seek an Assistant or Associate Professor in Organizational Learning, Performance and Change, dedicated to the research and scholarship related to Organization Development in workforce and societal institutions. Further, opportunities for collaboration with higher education leadership, adult education and training, counseling and career development, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education through collaborative research, teaching and community engagement may be available.

We seek a scholar who (a) has high research productivity or potential, (b) has practical experience in organizations with designing and managing learning and performance improvement programs, ( c) is active in seeking external funding, (d) can teach, advise, and mentor masters and doctoral students (e) has experience working in both on-campus and online environments, and (f) can help build alliances across multiple program areas within the School of Education and across the university.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate degree in HRD, Management, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Psychology or a related field by June 1, 2018.
  • Record of scholarship and publication of research in refereed journals commensurate with a research intensive university.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in online and face-to-face environments.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Focused program of research with evidence of potential funding and existing publications in a specific area.
  • Success at securing external funding commensurate with a research intensive university.
  • Experience teaching quantitative research methods.
  • Expertise in advanced quantitative research methods (e.g., multivariate statistics such as HLM, SEM, Canonical Correlations, etc…).
  • Emerging service in relevant national and/or international professional organizations.
  • Experience with curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive practices and culturally relevant instruction.
  • Experience with program planning, student recruitment, and enrollment management.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Relevant practical industry experience in the chosen area of expertise.
  • Experience advising and mentoring Ph.D. students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications should include a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities for the position, a full curriculum vita, and the names, positions, and contact information for three references. References will be contacted only with the candidate’s prior approval.

Finalists for the position will be interviewed in January or February and the position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the position, the School of Education, or Colorado State University, please contact Dr. Thomas Chermack at

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity, equity, social justice, and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

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