Assistant/Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management

  • Appalachian State University
  • Boone, NC, USA
  • Oct 26, 2023
Full time Humanities: Other

Job Description


Assistant/Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management

Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Department: Management - 255300

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, or a closely related field is required.

ABD will be considered for this position. Evidence of successful defense of the dissertation must be received by July 31 for a fall hire or November 30 for a spring hire.

If confirmation of defense is not provided by the deadline, the candidate will receive a new one-year fixed-term contract and be hired at the rank of Instructor. The candidate’s salary will also be reduced to a lower rate commensurate with other full-time instructors in the same department. However, if degree verification is provided before the end of the one-year fixed-term contract, the candidate will be returned to the rank of assistant professor with commensurate compensation beginning July 1 of the following academic year.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, or a closely related field.

The ideal candidate would be strongly interested in developing connections between student programming and the business community.

License/Certification Required

Description of the Department or Unit
The Department of Management is the largest department within the Walker College of Business, an AACSB-accredited business school with the largest enrollment in the UNC system (approximately 4,000 students). The college was included in Princeton Review’s 2023 edition of Best Business Schools. The Department of Management offers undergraduate degree programs with majors in Management and Hospitality & Tourism Management; minors in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, and Sustainable Business; and a Masters program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Instructional duties and responsibilities include three classes per semester with an instructional interest in undergraduate-level organizational behavior and human resource management. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.

Candidates must have potential to be excellent teachers dedicated to student learning, active researchers publishing in refereed journals, and participating members of the university, professional, and local communities. Candidates for Associate Professor must have an established record of excellence in teaching, engagement in service, as well as scholarly activity.

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/19/2024
Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Evaluation of Applications Begins: 11/15/2023

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Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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