Assistant/Associate Professor, Labor and Employment Relations
Penn State University
- University Park Campus
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- College of the Liberal Arts
- School of Labor and Employment Relations
The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for up to two tenure-track or tenured faculty appointments at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin August 2018. While preference will be given to applicants with expertise in collective bargaining, labor law, or the American labor movement, all applicants with expertise on work and employment relations are encouraged to apply. Ability and willingness to teach research methods or statistics would be considered an asset. Applicants should possess a terminal degree (Ph.D. or J.D.) in a relevant discipline. Candidates for the Assistant Professor rank must have completed all requirements for the terminal degree by the appointment date and possess significant research potential. Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have a strong research record; ability to secure external funding will also be considered for candidates at this rank. The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a growing multidisciplinary program with strong residential B.A. and B.S. in Labor and Employment Relations (LER), 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 the leading online HRER Masters program in the nation. We value a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds relevant to understanding the dynamics involving employees and workers in organizational, societal, and global contexts and strive for a collaborative, respectful, and multi-disciplinary environment. 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. Candidates must upload a letter of application indicating the position or positions for which they wish to be considered and a curriculum vita. Additionally, all candidates should request letters from three references to be sent directly to Mark Ivicic, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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