University of Manitoba: Two tenure-track HR/OB positions

Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in Human Resource Management (HRM) or Organizational Behavior (OB) in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on experience and qualifications. The appointment start date is July 1, 2014. The budget for these positions has been approved.

Candidates must have completed or have nearly completed a Ph.D. or DBA in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial Relations, or a closely-related field. The position requires a strong research orientation and the candidate should have a strong record of publication or a promising research agenda in HRM or OB (commensurate with their experience). Candidates must also have teaching experience or interest in subareas of HRM (e.g., selection, recruitment, training, etc.) or OB (e.g., team processes, leadership, sustainability). Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional service for the School, the University, and the community. The normal teaching load at the Asper school is four courses (e.g., 2 + 2). Salary is competitive and will depend on qualifications, experience as well as research and teaching record.

The I. H. Asper School of Business is the principal business school in the province of Manitoba and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers undergraduate, MBA, M.Sc. and PhD degrees. The Asper School is a research intensive institution comprised of approximately 54 full-time faculty members publishing in leading academic journals. Substantial research funding is provided to new faculty members as is a fully paid six month sabbatical after three years. The School is located in a modern facility overlooking the Red River. Visit the website of the Asper School of Business ( to learn more.

The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 700,000. Winnipeg is a culturally diverse community and is known for its variety of summer and winter festivals. The city has all the facilities of a major centre, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city. It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. The public education system is excellent, and a wide variety of private schools are also available. For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials should include: curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, a one-page statement of research interests, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and evidence of effective teaching if available (e.g., teaching ratings). A review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013. If you would like to be considered for a short interview at the Academy of Management conference, please submit your CV only by July 20, 2013.

Please address your application materials to:

Dr. Sandy Hershcovis, Chair

HR Search Committee
I.H. Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4
Tel.: (204) 474-9951

Please forward applications by email to Patti Tait.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitas may be provided to participating members of the search process.