Assistant Professor - Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management

  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business
  • UWM Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, North Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Oct 06, 2020
Full time   BUS: Management, HR, OB, Strategy Business: Other Psychology

Job Description


The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Organization Behavior/Human Resource Management, to begin in the Fall of 2021.

The primary responsibilities in this position will be to provide teaching excellence in the Lubar School of Business and scholarly research for publication. Additionally, the selected candidate will contribute to the mission of the Lubar School by engaging with, mentoring, and advising students, by providing service to the area, School, and University through committee support and other shared governance activities, and by enhancing the School’s strong linkages with the business community.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  UW-Milwaukee is one of the nation’s top 131 research universities (R-1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and has enrollment close to 26,000.  The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and PhD degree programs.  With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, full-time Faculty bring an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings.  Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence. Further information is available at our Web site:

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Business, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Industrial-Organizational Psychology or a closely related field that reflects competency in Organizational Behavior or Human Resource Management. The Ph.D. must be earned from an accredited university and must be completed by August 2021.  Candidates must exhibit a solid potential to publish in top-tier journals, show strong evidence of teaching abilities and have a specific interest in teaching courses in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management or Leadership and Team Building.  Preference will be given to those with publications in quality journals and/or a strong research pipeline, those with a background in research methods, and those who desire to work with doctoral students.  Preferred candidates will also have excellent communication skills, as evidenced by strong teaching evaluations, and an ability to work collegially and collaboratively in the School, University and business community. 

Application Details

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at and submit application materials electronically to include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, list of courses taught, teaching evaluations, and information relative to dissertation status and anticipated schedule for completion, if applicable.  Also provide a list of three references and their contact information.  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, please submit your electronic application by midnight (CST) on October 31, 2020. 

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer and promotes diversity in recruitment, retention and advancing our University as an inclusive campus.  The Lubar School is committed to equity and inclusion and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. 

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  Under Wisconsin’s open records law, request for confidentiality will be honored, except that the names and titles of all finalists must be disclosed upon request.  All finalists for this position will require a criminal record review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.  For information relating to the UWM Campus Security Report, see or contact the Office of Student Life at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.


For questions about this position or further information, please contact the Search Committee Co-Chairs,

Dr. Belle Rose Ragins ( or Dr. Hong Ren (


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Application Deadline

Oct. 31st, 2020