Teaching Faculty, School of Labor and Employment Relations

Teaching Faculty, School of Labor and Employment Relations

companyPennsylvania State University
locationPenn State University, PA 16802, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/1/2024
ExpiresExpires: 7/5/2024
Full Time

Teaching Faculty, School of Labor and Employment Relations

The School of Labor and Employment Relations (https://ler.la.psu.edu/) in the College of the Liberal Arts (https://la.psu.edu/) at Penn State invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty appointment to begin August of 2024 or January of 2025. The appointment would be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor or as a Professor of Practice. This is a term appointment with a possibility of renewal.

Applicants for this position will be expected to teach courses in human resource management (HRM) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

To be considered for the Assistant and Associate Teaching Professor ranks, candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management (or related field) by the appointment date. Teaching experience is preferred.

To be considered for the Professor of Practice rank, applicants must have accumulated a decade or more of high-level leadership experience in the private or public sectors outside the academy that would provide a unique background and wealth of knowledge that is of particular value as it is shared with the University's students and other faculty.

Rank and length of term will be determined based on education and experience.

The College of the Liberal Arts is committed to offering professional growth and promotional opportunities for non-tenure-line faculty appointments. Information on faculty ranks and progression can be found at https://policy.psu.edu/policies/ac21.

Candidates for all ranks must have a high interest in and ability to teach some of the following areas: HRM in an age of artificial intelligence, diversity and ethics in the workplace, HR analytics, and HRM and business fundamentals. In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

The School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER) offers undergraduate degrees in Labor and Human Resources and in Organizational Leadership, as well as graduate degrees in Human Resources and Employment Relations and in Labor and Global Workers' Rights, in residence and online through Penn State's World Campus. 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.

This position will be located at the University Park Campus of Penn State. In addition to teaching in residence, the successful candidate may be asked to teach in the LER School's online program. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform occasional service duties within the School of LER.

Interested candidates must submit an online application, which should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three potential references. Letters of reference will only be sought from finalists for the position. Inquiries can be directed to Kaylah Jones (mailto:kkj5130@psu.edu).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to 75% tuition discounts (including for a spouse and dependent children up to the age of 26) and paid holidays. Please visit Penn State's benefits page (https://hr.psu.edu/benefits) for more detailed information.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.