Ph.D. Faculty



Job description

Fort Wayne, IN

At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life, for all kinds of meaningful work. We’re a truly inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

We are a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented university where students learn best when they meaningfully engage with a real-world professor. With an alum. With a cause. With a team. With a peer. Simply put, our model is hands-on.

Indiana Tech’s focus on career/professional programs includes offerings in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls over 1,500 students in its traditional programs on its picturesque main campus in Fort Wayne, and nearly 6,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs at 18 regional locations and online. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor’s, masters and doctoral levels. Our Ph.D. Program in Global Leadership has recently celebrated a 10 year anniversary. 150 students are active in the program.

Over 48% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique, vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and holds numerous discipline-specific accreditations.

The Indiana Tech community recently engaged in a comprehensive strategic planning process, designed to develop a roadmap for continued growth and development leading up to our centennial year in 2030. Learn more about our compelling plans for our future at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

The Warrior Community seeks a full time faculty member for the Ph.D. Program. This is a tenure track academic 12-month position responsible for teaching, service on dissertation committees and supporting the online Ph.D. program in Global Leadership. This full-time position is based at the main campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana and will contribute to quality teaching, scholarship and service to the university and to the Ph.D. program. While this faculty position reports to the Dean of the College of Business, there is constant collaboration and partnership with occasional direction from the Director of the Ph.D. Program.

The faculty member will teach eight online courses each academic year. Courses include content areas of global leadership and organizational management, higher education administration, introduction to research and research design. See the curriculum for more details at The faculty member will serve as chair or member of 10-12 dissertation committees. Developing curriculum and course materials that address professional and scholarly interactions with students, according to departmental guidelines and outcomes, and participating in course and program level learning assessments are essential duties. Additional duties of equal importance include helping to plan, facilitate and participate in twice annual Immersion weekends, maintain an active research agenda including professional presentations and publications, participating on campus committees, departmental meetings and initiatives, and participating in continual quality improvement initiatives within the program.

The faculty member chosen will hold an earned doctorate in Leadership, Global or International Studies, Organizational Leadership, Business Administration, Health Administration or a relevant field from a regionally accredited institution. A minimum of five years of teaching experience is also required. Preferred qualifications include; a record of academic publications and presentations in a relevant field, previous online teaching experience, experience in curriculum development and as a practitioner in leadership, experience in international travel, specifically in leading students, and experience in grant development and submission. The successful candidate will have knowledge of Blackboard, Microsoft Office and TEAMS (or comparable), teaching experience at the graduate (preferably doctoral) level and previous service on research committees, preferably at the doctoral level.

How to apply

A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.

Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts.

For preferential review of materials please apply by December 26, 2019.

Indiana Tech provides learners of all ages with career-focused professional education in the areas of business, computer studies, engineering, and other professional concentrations; prepares them for active participation in the complex, global society of the 21st century; and motivates them toward a life of significance and worth.