Faculty Positions in Human Resource Management, All Ranks

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts
Labor and Employment Relations (LER)


The School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER) at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple tenured and tenure track faculty appointments in human resource management at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks to begin August 2020. The School of LER is a growing, dynamic program that wishes to strengthen its already strong human resource management faculty. Specific expertise in strategic or international human resource management, compensation and benefits, diversity, human resource information systems, and business fundamentals would be considered an asset, as would the ability and willingness to teach research methods, statistics, or HR/business analytics. Applicants from all HR-related areas of interest are encouraged to apply. Applicants for the Associate Professor and Professor positions should possess a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in human resource management or a related field and have a record of demonstrated excellence as a scholar and teacher; ability to secure external funding will also be considered for candidates at this rank. Candidates for the Assistant Professor rank must have completed all requirements for the terminal degree in human resource management or a related field by the appointment date and possess significant research potential. 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 Master’s program in the nation. In addition, we offer a newly established Doctoral Minor. 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 submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names of three potential references; however letters of reference will only be sought from finalists for the position. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews/information sessions will be held at the Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting in August 2019 for those applicants in attendance. Attendance at the AOM Meeting is not required of candidates and candidates attending the meeting will not receive preferential consideration. Candidates wishing to meet at the AOM meeting should apply by July 31, 2019 and will be notified if they will be interviewed by August 4, 2019.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088