Assistant/Associate Research Professor - Center for International Human Resource Studies

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Research Professor - Center for International Human Resource Studies

The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Research Professor with the Center for International Human Resource Studies. This is a one year, 36-week appointment that begins on August 16, 2021 with the possibility of extension for future academic years.

The Center for International Human Resource Studies was established in 2013 to encourage international human resource management scholarly research and to serve the International HR practitioner community. Through targeted events, the Center has developed a strong community of scholars passionate about international and comparative HRM, enabling the sharing of ideas to advance knowledge and practice in the field.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, as well as evidence of an emerging research program relevant to the Center's interests. Familiarity with comparative HRM research and the CRANET research network would be a plus. Scholars will receive salary, benefits, and a research/travel fund to support their work. The Assistant/Associate Research Professor will be expected to pursue international HRM research while with the Center. They will also provide service support to the Center, which will include assistance in organizing a large, international scholarly conference. The Assistant/Associate Research Professor will also be expected to teach two courses during the academic year, with a focus on HRM or research methods courses. Prior relevant teaching experience is preferred. Teaching obligations could include courses in the School's residential or online programs. The appointee will also be expected to participate actively in School activities. 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 School of Labor and Employment Relations is a multidisciplinary department with a large undergraduate program, a residential Master of Science in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER), a residential Master of Professional Studies in Labor and Global Worker Rights, and a fully-online Masters of Professional Studies in HRER. The School has existing strengths in human resources, workers' rights, labor relations, and international and comparative employment relations and human resources.

Upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample with your online application. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by letter writers to If you have additional questions, please contact the Center at 814-867-3320 or write to Center Director, Dr. Elaine Farndale, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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