The Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice & Organizational Leadership invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Organizational Leadership to begin August 2019.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Leadership, Organizational Behavior or Organizational Development.  ABD’s will be considered. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching adults in accelerated, evening courses, both in classroom and online formats.

Millikin is interested in candidates whose research, work experience and teaching demonstrate a comprehensive perspective on leadership in both theory and practice. Desired areas of specialization include leadership theory, leadership ethics, organizational development and organizational behavior. Candidates may also be expected to teach courses in other core and elective courses as needed, teaching four courses per semester, as well as doing student advising.

The position will also include a significant administrative role including adjunct faculty coordination, course scheduling, and assessment.  The successful candidate will be expected to work weekday evenings, in addition to attending meetings and events during the day as needed.

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning — a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package. For more information about the University or Department explore our website at <>.

Review of applications will begin October 30, 2018. Please send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statements of research and teaching interests, experience and teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be addressed to Dr. Jorge Chavez-Rojas, Chair of the Search Committee, Millikin University. Any questions may be directed to

Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check.  Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer and has an institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and welcomes applications from all candidates with exceptional qualifications.  Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.