The Pennsylvania State University at University Park, PA, USA seeks applicants for a tenured Associate Professor/Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER) (https://ler.la.psu.edu/) to begin August 2023. The LER School is a dynamic multidisciplinary program that offers both residential and online undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Candidates for Associate Professor must have demonstrated excellence as a scholar and teacher in a relevant field to the LER School and have an established reputation in scholarly achievement. Duties will involve a combination of teaching, research, and service, based on the candidate’s qualifications.
Candidates for Professor must have demonstrated excellence as a scholar and teacher in a relevant field to the LER School, and evidence of a substantial record of advanced research as well as leadership in their field of specialization. Duties will involve a combination of teaching, research, and service, based on the candidate’s qualifications.
Applicants should possess a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in human resource management, labor studies, employment relations, or a related degree. In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.
The LER School covers the following fields of research and teaching:
- labor and employment relations, including the labor movement, labor and employment law, and domestic and global employment relations;
- human resource management, including staffing, training, rewards, organizational behavior, and strategic and international human resource management;
- diversity, equity, inclusion, organizational leadership, and ethics in the workplace.
While we strongly encourage applications from candidates with expertise across any of these fields, we have a special interest in those with backgrounds in diversity, equity, and inclusion. An ability and willingness to teach research methods, statistics, or people/business analytics will be considered an asset.
Interested candidates must submit an online application (please click Apply), which should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three potential references. Letters of reference will only be sought from finalists for the position. Review of applications will begin in August 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews are anticipated to take place in September 2022.
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