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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Management - 20063

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 31, 2023


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.


Required Qualifications:

· 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, etc.

· 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 graduate level.

· 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 Academics.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

· Familiarity with the professional standards of the Society for Human Resource Management.

· Non-academic management or human resource work experience.

· Willingness to teach topics related to Training and Development.

· Bilingual.


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 levels.
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 chair.

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 education.


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 areas.

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 interdisciplinary programs.

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 veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( ).

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 be asked.

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 . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the candidate's education, related experience, and qualifications.

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 .


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 .

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Joshua Knapp

Search and Screen Committee Chair



Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter stating interest and fit for the position
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • 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
This Job ID is 20063.

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