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John Richard Butler II Professorship in Human Resources and/or Employment Relations

School of HRLR Michigan State University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Labor & Industrial Relations
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University seeks applicants for the John Richard Butler II Professorship. The rank for this position is at the Associate or Full Professor level. This position is an academic-year (nine-month) appointment in the tenure system with a beginning date of August 16, 2022.

We are seeking senior candidates whose primary interests and expertise focus on how work is evolving and the role technology plays in shaping the future of work. We are particularly interested in candidates examining the human - technology interface, the factors affecting how work is changing, and/or the impact of new forms of work on organizations, workers, and employment and labor relations. The successful candidate will join a newly formed interdisciplinary consortium of 20 faculty across the social sciences, engineering and computer science, and management examining these issues. Instructional responsibilities include teaching in our signature Master of Human Resources & Labor Relations program, our doctoral program and at the undergraduate level.

We seek applicants with an outstanding record of research and scholarship excellence and demonstrated success in obtaining external funding to support one's research agenda. The professorship will be awarded to a tenure system faculty member who is an emerging leader and excellent scholar in the area of the evolution and future of work. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in employment relations, human resource management, organizational behavior, sociology, economics, I/O psychology, information systems, or a related discipline.

Special instructions to applicants:

Applicants should complete an application and provide a cover letter outlining one's research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, two writing samples of most recent work, a statement on contributions to diversity, and the names of three references. To view the posting and apply for the position, please click on the following link:

The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021, but applications will continue to be considered until this position is filled.  

Further inquiries should be directed to:  Dr. Chenwei Liao, School of Human Resources & Labor Relations, Michigan State University, 368 Farm Lane, 429 SKH, East Lansing, 48824. Email:

To find out more about the School, visit our website:

The College of Social Science and the School of Human Resources & Labor Relations strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, ethnic minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

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