Arizona State University — Assistant Professor, Leadership and Integrative Studies

Announcement of Vacancy
Assistant Professor
Leadership and Integrative Studies – 16918

The Faculty of Leadership & Integrative Studies (LIS) in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for an assistant professor position in organizational leadership. This is an academic year (9-month) appointment with an expected start date of August 16, 2022. The position is a benefits-eligible appointment with tenure implications. The successful candidate will be expected to build and teach courses for the BA and MS degrees in Organizational Leadership, engage in research applicable to your field, seek external funding to support the research program, advise students, and provide service to the institution and profession. The teaching load is typically two (2) courses per semester in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid), and on the Tempe or Polytechnic campuses. The specific course load and composition are determined by the faculty head.

The mission of LIS is to create a collaboration among faculty, staff, and students in diverse fields of study to enhance the students’ leadership and integrative capacities to enrich the many communities they serve. We are a diverse community of leaders, teachers and scholars engaging with a diverse and inclusive student body co-creating an exemplary educational experience. Our dedication to developing and employing integrative frameworks to incorporate new disciplines and knowledge areas positions us to inhabit a unique space in the university, with partnerships throughout the university and the world. We create robust evolving programs, preparing people to contribute to solving the complex issues impacting the communities and organizations they serve.

The Faculty of Leadership and Integrative Studies is a vibrant community of forty-six full-time faculty, 60 part-time faculty members, and 3 full-time staff members dedicated to excellent teaching, scholarship and service. We are diverse, inclusive, student-centered, collegial, innovative, dynamic and growing. We offer 7 undergraduate degrees, 2 minors, 1 certificate program, 3 IDS concentration areas, and 3 graduate degrees. Overall, we serve 6,000 students in our majors, and hundreds more taking general studies and elective classes per semester. Information about our faculty and course offerings can be found at and

ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 7,300 students in all levels of degree programs and over 300 faculty members. We understand that there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world.

In the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts we value our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Arizona State University has developed a model for the New American University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access, and impact. ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. ASU has been named #1 in the United States for innovation for seven consecutive years and a Top 10 Best Buy public university by Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021.

To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts visit and

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in organizational leadership or related field at time of appointment
  • Two years of post-secondary teaching experience in organizational leadership or a related field
  • Evidence of a commitment to meeting the needs of diverse/underrepresented student and/or community populations via teaching/mentoring or service
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Ability to teach in digital environments
  • A developed research agenda that will yield grant-funded projects

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience as a PI or co-PI on grant-funded projects
  • Evidence of scholarship, or industry experience related to Organizational Leadership
  • Experience working with diverse undergraduate and graduate populations
  • Experience providing faculty service
  • Evidence of professional development activities
  • Experience developing, refining and/or assessing curriculum
  • Experience working in collaborative environments

Application Instructions:
Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be submitted at and must contain:

  1. A letter of interest clearly outlining how you meet the required and desired qualifications
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy (max one single-spaced page)
  4. Statement of research agenda (max one single-spaced page)
  5. A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to social justice, diversity, equity and/or inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (maximum of 1000 words)
  6. Evidence of teaching effectiveness – e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, peer observation, annual evaluations, etc.
  7. Graduate degree transcript(s) – unofficial is acceptable at the time of application
  8. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The initial application deadline is November 10th, at 11:59 p.m. EST, and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check and official transcripts are required before employment. For position-related assistance with your application contact the search committee chair, Dr. Patience Akpan-Obong, at For application process-related questions contact LaVonne Morris at

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement at; see ASU’s Title IX policy at

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