Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Learning Innovation

Purdue Polytechnic Institute in Indiana

Date Posted January 5, 2017
Type Executive
Employment Type Full-time

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Learning Innovation

The Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Learning Innovation in the Polytechnic Institute is a new position that will provide leadership and vision in support of the undergraduate learning transformation currently underway in the college.

The Polytechnic Institute is one of 10 colleges at Purdue that is growing rapidly. The college has 6 departments/schools serving over 5,000 graduate and undergraduate students with programs located at 10 communities in the State of Indiana. It is currently going through a major transformational change in the delivery of undergraduate programs and has been designated as one of the Purdue Moves

Candidates are sought who have a passion for undergraduate teaching and learning and who desire to innovate and transform undergraduate teaching and learning. Excellent administration, communication, and organizational skills will be essential attributes for success.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in a STEM discipline, Liberal Arts and Technology, or Education from an accredited institution, a strong record of published scholarship, undergraduate teaching experience, and curriculum and learning innovation. The successful candidate should be able to work with diverse programs and possess a clear understanding of the mission of a land grant institution with scholarly qualifications sufficient for an appointment as a tenured full professor in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. Information about the Polytechnic Institute can be found at

The position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017. Consideration of candidates will commence on February 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must send a letter of application, a statement (1‐2 pages) describing their view of how undergraduate programs could be strengthened within higher education, curriculum vitae, official transcripts of all college/university enrollments, and three professional references electronically to A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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