Tenured Associate Professor/Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations
Job Posted: 3 November 2021
Company: Penn State
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: University Park, PA

 

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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 (https://ler.la.psu.edu/ ) to begin August 2023. The School of LER is a growing, dynamic program that wishes to further strengthen its already high-profile tenure-line faculty.

Candidates for Associate Professor must have demonstrated excellence as a scholar and teacher in a relevant field to the School of Labor and Employment Relations 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 School of Labor and Employment Relations, 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.

The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a growing multidisciplinary program with strong residential B.A. and B.S. in Labor and Human Resources (LHR), M.S. in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER), and M.P.S. in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights (LGWR) programs. We also offer several online undergraduate degrees, as well as a leading online HRER Master’s program. We also offer a newly established Doctoral Minor.

The School values a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds relevant to understanding the dynamics involving employees and workers in organizational, societal, and global contexts and strives for a collaborative, respectful, and multi-disciplinary scholarly community.

Penn State is regularly ranked among the top universities in the world. The University Park campus is located in a beautiful setting in State College, PA which regularly appears on lists of the best college towns in the US. It has a top-ranked school district and is also consistently ranked among the nation’s safest and most livable cities by a variety of organizations and publications.

Interested candidates must submit an online application at https://hr.psu.edu/careers, 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 January 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

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