Professor in Human Resource Management

  • Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Département d'organisation et ressources humaines
  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Dec 17, 2021
Full time BUS: Management/HR/OB/Strategy

Job Description


UQAM is seeking qualified candidates to join its faculty and ensure quality development in all areas of activity.

The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is a French-language public university with international influence. Its research centres carry out cutting-edge research focused on social concerns, which contributes to its reputation. The School of Management (ESG UQAM) is UQAM’s largest faculty with 275 professors and 46 research units. The School of Management’s Department of Organization and Human Resources is comprised of 48 professors from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, including human resources management, organizational behaviour, labour relations, industrial and organizational psychology, sociology of work, occupational health and safety, economics, organizational development, and social and collective business management. The work of its faculty in the field of human resources management is internationally recognized in the scientific community and among social actors.

All Department of Organization and Human Resources job postings can be found at


Human resource management encompasses many areas of expertise and requires versatility in the various HRM specialties. The department wishes to recruit a generalist HRM professor with a global vision of the discipline who will be able to assume the following functions: 

  • Teach and supervise students at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels in human resource management
  • Undertake research in human resource management
  • Engage in community service (activities that contribute to the university’s operations and community outreach)

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • Ph.D. in administration or industrial relations, or equivalent
  • Ability to teach human resource management at all academic levels
  • Experience and quality of research achievements in the field of human resource management
  • Ability to disseminate research results as demonstrated by publications, scholarly communications, and knowledge transfer activities
  • Proven ability and skills to integrate into a multidisciplinary team and work collaboratively
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and respect professional ethics
  • Fluent in French, both written and spoken*

* The successful candidate must demonstrate a functional mastery of the French language (ability to teach in French) before the starting date, with some exceptions. Adequate proficiency in the French language (level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) is required to obtain tenure in accordance with the provisions of the UQAM-SPUQ’s collective agreement. French-language classes may be offered.

Application Details

STARTING DATE : June 1, 2022 (subject to budgetary authorization)

SALARY : Based of the UQAM-SPUQ collective agreement

In order to be representative of Quebec society and determined to be enriched by its diversity, the University invites all qualified persons to submit their candidacy, in particular women, Aboriginal people, members of visible and ethnic minorities, as well as persons with disabilities, for the Equal Employment Opportunity Program. Persons from these groups are invited to self-identify when applying by completing the identification questionnaire at this address and attaching it to their application:

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to those who have the necessary authorizations to work in Canada.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a detailed resumé in French, along with a cover letter (two pages maximum), student evaluations of teaching (if any), a summary of their research plan (three pages maximum), and three letters of reference (sent by the respondents directly to the Executive Secretary)

BEFORE 5 P.M. (EST) ON FEBRUARY 4, 2022, to:

Céline Warnier, Executive Secretary
Department of Organization and Human Resources
School of Management (ESG UQAM)
Université du Québec à Montréal
Phone: 514 987-3000 ext 3396

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