Multiple Teaching Faculty Positions
Job Posted: 11 March, 2021
Company: Pennsylvania State University
Closing Date: 1 April, 2021 or until filled
Location: University Park, PA

 

The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for three non-tenure track faculty appointments to begin August 15, 2021.  Appointment would be at either the appropriate Teaching Professor rank or as a Professor of Practice.

Labor and Employment Law Position:  Applicants for this position will be expected to teach courses in both labor law and employment law at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Residential college teaching experience is highly desirable for this position, as is professional experience in labor and employment law.  A J.D. or a Ph.D. in a relevant field is required.

Human Resource Management Position:  Applicants for this position will be expected to teach courses in human resource management at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Residential college teaching experience is highly desirable for this position.  A Ph.D. in a relevant field or a Master’s degree and significant professional experience is required.  Candidates should be able to teach in some of the following areas: compensation and benefits, HR analytics/research methods, diversity, organization development and change management, international HRM, and/or HRM and business fundamentals (basic finance, accounting, management strategy and how they relate to HRM).The appointee may have the opportunity to be a core faculty member of the School’s Center for International Human Resource Studies (https://ler.la.psu.edu/cihrs).

Labor History Position: Applicants for this position will be expected to teach labor history, as well as additional labor and employment-related courses, at the undergraduate level.  Residential college teaching experience is highly desirable for this position.  To be considered, applicants must have a Ph.D. in history or in a related field and expertise in, as well as a strong interest in teaching labor history.

All positions will be located at the University Park Campus of Penn State.  In addition to teaching in residence, the successful candidate may be asked to occasionally teach in the School’s online program.  The successful candidate will also be expected to perform occasional service work on behalf of the School.

The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a growing multidisciplinary program offering undergraduate degrees in Labor and Human Resources and in Organizational Leadership, as well as graduate degrees in Human Resources and Employment Relations, in residence and through Penn State’s World Campus. We value a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds relevant to understanding the dynamics involving employees and workers in organizational, societal, and global contexts and strive for a collaborative, respectful, and multi-disciplinary environment.         

Candidates must submit a letter of application indicating the position for which they wish to be considered and a curriculum vita at: https://hr.psu.edu/careers.  Additionally, all candidates should provide the names of three references able to comment on the candidate’s teaching experience and ability directly to Cristie Rhine ([email protected]). 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.  Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.                                                                                                                                                                           
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