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John Richard Butler II Professorship

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Human Resources And Labor Relations 10038508
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Human Resources, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

John Richard Butler II Professorship

Position Summary

The School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University seeks applicants for the John Richard Butler II Professorship. The rank of 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate - employment relations, human resource management, organizational behavior, sociology, economics, I/O psychology, information systems, or a related discipline

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. in employment relations, human resource management, organizational behavior, sociology, economics, I/O psychology, information systems, or a related discipline.

Required Application Materials

  • CV
  • Cover letter that outlines research and teaching experiences and interests
  • Two writing samples of most recent work
  • A statement on contributions to diversity
  • Reference letters: 3 (names and email addresses only for initial screening)

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

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 go to https://careers.msu.edu and search on the "Faculty/Academic Staff" tab.  Then go to posting #733134. 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, MI 48824. Email: cliao@msu.edu

To find out more about the School, visit our website:  www.hrlr.msu.edu

Review of Applications Begins On

10/15/2021

Website

hrlr.msu.edu

Department Statement

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.

The College of Social Science and the School of Human Resources & Labor Relations strongly encourages applications from women, person of color, ethnic minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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