HPT position at Indiana University

Position Announcement
Human Performance Technology
Department of Instructional Systems Technology (IST)
Indiana University, Bloomington
Assistant Professor

The Department of Instructional Systems Technology (IST) at Indiana University announces a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor, starting August 2008. The IST Department seeks applicants with expertise in human performance technology and the implementation of educational programs in a variety of organizational settings (such as corporate, non-profit, military and government organizations). The successful candidate will establish collaborative relationships in such organizations to engage in research and creative activity, and will work with students to develop a program of teaching and research in a broad area of human performance technology.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in human performance technology, instructional systems technology, business management or a related field; Experience working in training and human performance technology in an organizational setting; Ability to build a research program in the area of human performance technology; Record of excellent teaching in courses dealing with corporate training and human performance technology; Affiliation and record of service with National or International professional organizations supportive of human performance technology. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of theories of learning and instruction, instructional design, human performance technology and organizational behavior/organizational development, human resources development, and business management; Experience with instructional design and human performance technology in a variety of organizational contexts; Experience as an external consultant for a variety of organizations; Experience with program development in the area of human performance technology.

Responsibilities: Develop and maintain a strong research agenda as evidenced by grant support and refereed publications; Model competency as a human performance technologist for peers, practitioners and students; Teach graduate courses on the subject of human performance technology; Advise Masters and Doctoral students whose focus is human performance technology; Work collaboratively to advance the IUB graduate program and the field of human performance technology; Develop collaborative relationships with instructional designers and human performance technologists in various organizational settings; Collaborate with human performance technology practitioners in various settings to create authentic field experiences for students; Establish a scholarly presence with National and International organizations in human performance technology.

Application: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2007 and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, current vita, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to: Barbara A. Bichelmeyer, Search Committee Chair School of Education 2276 201 North Rose Ave. Bloomington, IN 47405-1006 For more information about the Department of Instructional Systems Technology, please visit our website at: http://education.indiana.edu/~ist. For questions regarding this position, please contact the Chair of search committee, Barbara Bichelmeyer, at 812-856-8468 or bic@indiana.edu.

The faculty of Indiana University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups. Indiana University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.


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