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Adult Learning, Training and Organizational Development (AOD) - Open-Rank Tenure/Track Faculty

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience

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Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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The Department of Policy, Organizational, and Leadership Studies within the College of Education and Human Development at Temple University invites applications to fill an open rank, tenured/tenure-track faculty position in the Adult Learning, Training and Organizational Development (AOD) program beginning in the Fall 2024. The compelling candidate shall have a productive research agenda with an established record of publications and grants or potential for attracting external funding for research commensurate with their career level. In addition to maintaining an active, externally funded program of research, the responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advising master’s and doctoral students, and participating in department, college, and professional service activities.


Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology, organizational behavior, human resource development, human resource management, or related field; evidence of, and/or potential for developing, an externally funded program of research; and experience in teaching university-level courses in one or more of the following areas: adult learning and training, organizational development, interpersonal skills, human relations, research methods and statistics. We value diversity and seek individuals with a demonstrated commitment to inclusion, collaboration, and interdisciplinary research.

Application Procedures:

Applicants should send (1) a letter of application explicating your qualifications including experiences with diversity, equity and inclusion; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a summary document or portfolio summarizing research, teaching and service experience and expertise; and (4) a list of 3-5 references containing the names, addresses, emails and phone numbers of individuals who may be contacted to obtain letters of recommendation to with the subject line "Adult Learning, Training and Organizational Development” by 15 January 2024. Screening of completed applications will begin immediately after 15 January 2024 and may continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Armando X. Estrada (AXE) via email:

The Department of Policy, Organizational & Leadership Studies (POLS) prepares graduates for leadership roles in academic, organizational and community settings. We strive to create a caring, committed community of scholars and practitioners who work collaboratively and link scholarship to practice. We believe that learning and education can be enhanced through the application of organizational knowledge to teaching, curriculum development, and learning in the service of educational institutions, organizations and communities. We are strongly committed to principles of access, equity and excellence in education. We support and encourage interdisciplinary approaches to scholarship, teaching and service. Program areas include: Adult & Organizational Development; Advocacy & Organizational Development; Higher Education; Educational Leadership; Policy and Organizational Studies. Information about the department is available at

The College of Education and Human Development at Temple University was founded in 1919. Our prominent location in the heart of North Philadelphia provides students and faculty with the resources and opportunities of a large, diverse and lively urban center. As one of the largest schools of education in the metropolitan area and among the largest in the country, the college has a strong influence on the field, especially in the Greater Philadelphia region. We are among the largest educators of teachers for Philadelphia, and we acknowledge a special responsibility to the public, schools and districts across the state. We seek to promote education as a primary mechanism for social mobility and social justice for all learners. We aim to prepare students to serve as educational leaders and agents of change. Our students come from backgrounds that are economically and culturally diverse, but have in common the desire to acquire the skills to improve the lives of others through education. We are strongly committed to principles of access, equity and excellence in education. Information about the college is available at

Temple University is a public, four-year doctoral institution with very high research activity and a national leader in education, research and healthcare. With approximately 30,000 students, Temple is a vital institution in the Philadelphia region and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, contributing significantly toward Pennsylvania’s economy each year. The university also has a strong global reach, with long-standing and vibrant campuses in Japan and Rome. 

Temple University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion and excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer (AA, EOE, m/f/d/v). All prospective candidates must prove eligibility to work in the United States.



One of the nation’s top urban public research universities, Temple University is a dynamic workplace in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. Founded in 1884 as a night school for the working-class men and women of North Philadelphia, for 130 years Temple has retained its core mission of being a beacon of educational opportunity to students of every background, while adding a national and global reputation as a leader in education, research and real-world oriented instruction.

With nearly 39,000 students and 290,000 living alumni, Temple has a major impact on its region and on Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. One in seven college graduates in the Philadelphia area holds a Temple degree, and the university is the 4th largest provider of professional education in the nation (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and podiatry). Temple offers 17 schools and colleges, 399 academic degree programs, 17 Division 1 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, as well as nine campuses including international campuses in Italy and Rome.  

Like the students the university serves, Temple’s approximately 8,000 employees are hardworking, diverse and energized by the vibrant and supportive work environments across the university, all aligned towards advancing the teaching, research and service missions of Temple University.

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