The Department of Management in the College of Business and
Economics (CoBE) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a
tenure-track Assistant Professor (FA040) with an emphasis in Human
Resource Management beginning August 2024.
The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and
graduate level course related to Human Resource Management in both
in-person and online formats. The ability to create and manage
positive relationships with a diverse student body is also a
priority. The candidate will also be expected to pursue an active
research agenda that fulfills AACSB requirements for Scholarly
Academics and results in publications and contributes to advancing
the department, university, the profession, and society.
· Expertise in topics
related to human resource management.
· Possesses a
topic-related PhD or equivalent by August 1, 2024. Examples of
appropriate emphases include Management, Human Resources,
Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior,
· Previous meaningful
experience as the primary instructor for university-level classes
as demonstrated by copies of recent syllabi and student evaluations
that include comments.
· A desire to excel at
both online and in-person teaching at the undergraduate and
· Ability to learn and
adapt as standards for course delivery evolve.
· Ability to create and
manage positive relationships with all students.
· Currently meets CoBE
research-related AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics.
· Capable of maintaining
CoBE research-related AACSB standards for Scholarly
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
· Familiarity with the
professional standards of the Society for Human Resource
· Non-academic management
or human resource work experience.
· Willingness to teach
topics related to Training and Development.
Teaching comprises approximately 50% of duties, including:
1. A 3/3 teaching load equally in asynchronous online and
synchronous in-person formats at both undergraduate and graduate
2. Developing and maintaining rigorous content for courses related
to Human Resource Management.
3. Creating and maintaining video lectures over a 3-year cycle for
all online courses.
4. Maintaining interpersonal contact with students outside of the
classroom via a variety of methods, including online discussion
boards, internet-based video conferencing, email, and both
in-person and online office-hours.
Research and Creative Activities comprise approximately 40% of
duties. These include designing and completing original research
presented at national conferences and published in double-blind
peer-reviewed academic journals like those appearing in the
Australian Business Dean's Council list.
Service will comprise approximately 10% of duties, including
introductory participation in activities supporting the department,
college, university, and profession.
After successful completion of the tenure process, responsibilities
for this position will transition towards service roles such as
curriculum coordinator, student club advisor, and committee
Throughout all activities, the successful candidate will embrace
inclusion as a member of the university community.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has an enrollment of 11,000
students and is located in a semi-rural area with a low cost of
living. Economic centers such as Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago
are close by.
The College of Business and Economics is the largest
AACSB-accredited business school in Wisconsin. Offering Bachelor's,
Master's, and Doctorate of Business Administration degrees. The
college's reputation for excellence is founded on exceptional
student experiences and innovative teaching. The college provides
truly excellent support for online and classroom technology.
The HR Program emphasizes the professional standards of the Society
for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and favors strategic and
analytical approaches. Each faculty member cultivates a unique
perspective while still effectively coordinating with others.
Currently, we have 99% student placement in careers or continued
Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive
universities in a public higher education system that also includes
two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension.
UW-Whitewater's main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch
campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these
campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the
pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and
focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater's campuses are located
conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer
the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access
to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan
The Warhawk family - led by caring faculty and staff - is devoted
to student success within a broad range of academic programs
offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.
These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the
disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass
study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural
sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and
UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve
students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of
universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the
nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and
UW-Whitewater's intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA
Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and
sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment,
building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in
serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities,
abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful,
sensitive and understanding ways. The University of
Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from
women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus
University of Wisconsin System ( https://www.wisconsin.edu
Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate
in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In
response to a public records request, the University will not
reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in
writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate
will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).
Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System
Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative
Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal
background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal
background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they
have been found to have engaged in, are currently under
investigation for, or left employment during an active
investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or
sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks,
these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees
be active participants in following applicable safety rules and
regulations including necessary training and drills.
For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime
statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr
. If you
would like a paper copy of the report please contact the
UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the
candidate's education, related experience, and
UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn
more about the UW System's comprehensive benefit package, review
the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Applications received by October 8, 2023
are ensured full
consideration. Applications received after that date may be given
consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most
qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next
step of the selection process.
If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are
unable to complete the application online due to a disability or
system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Search and Screen Committee Chair
application packages will be considered. This
includes online submission of the following documents:
This Job ID is 20063.
- Cover Letter stating interest and fit for the position
- Name and contact information for three professional
- Graduate transcripts
- Syllabi and student evaluations from courses where applicant
was recently the primary instructor. Materials from the last two
years are preferred.
- Three research examples. Can include published papers,
conference papers, rough drafts, and/or detailed descriptions of
works in progress that have yet to be written up formally.
- Evidence of any related non-academic experience
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University of Wisconsin System, click here:
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