Wright State University: Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management

The Department of Management and International Business in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, seeks to hire a new colleague. The tenure track faculty position in Human Resource Management at the rank of Assistant Professor will begin August, 2014. Salary and benefits for this tenure-track position are highly competitive.

Applicants will be expected to teach courses as assigned, participate in research and scholarly activities, engage in service to the university and community, and participate in department, college, and university committee work. The normal teaching load is five, 3 semester-hour courses per academic year (i.e., 3-2 or 2-3). Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available during a compressed six-week summer session.

Wright State University

Wright State University is one of 13 state universities in Ohio and serves approximately 18,000 students, offering more than 100 undergraduate and 80 Ph.D., graduate, and professional degrees. Wright State University is quickly maturing in its orientation toward research, ranking 3rd in funded research among Ohio State public universities. New faculty will find opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from many departments across the university. The Dayton, Ohio region is also home to many international organizations, especially in areas of defense, healthcare, and science. The region has been known for an entrepreneurial spirit and is the birthplace of many significant inventions and innovations.

The Raj Soin College of Business is one of eight colleges within the University. It is AACSB accredited and enrolls approximately 1,200 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students, offering a comprehensive business program to a diverse student body. The college has enjoyed national honors and awards – see http://business.wright.edu/about#tab=national-rankings and http://business.wright.edu/about/points-of-pride#tab=points-of-pride for further details. The Department of Management and International Business offers majors in Human Resource Management, Management, and International Business, as well as minors in Management and International Business. The campus is located in a beautiful 557-acre wooded setting. Dayton is a very livable, affordable cost of living city with numerous arts and cultural opportunities (e.g., http://www.cultureworks.org ; http://www.activedayton.com/).

Application Procedure:

Application materials will be submitted electronically via Wright State University’s online website at a later time. Required materials will be: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a summary of student teaching evaluations), and the names and contact information (including title, affiliation, address, email, and telephone) of three professional references (references will not be contacted without the applicant’s permission and letters of recommendation will be requested later in the selection process). To receive first consideration for an informational interview at the AOM meeting in Orlando, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae via email to mib.wright.state@gmail.com by Monday, July 29. If candidates will not be attending AOM, but wish to be considered for an informational interview via phone or skype, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae via email to mib.wright.state@gmail.com by Monday, July 29.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications: Candidates will have an earned Ph.D. in management from an AACSB accredited institution, or earned Ph.D. in a discipline closely related to management (e.g., I/O Psychology), received by hire date of August 1, 2014. Candidates must have the potential for excellence in teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have prior college-level teaching experience with strong teaching evaluations – particularly in HR-related courses, a record of HR-related research and scholarly publication in refereed academic journals, the potential for high quality department, university and/or community service, and a commitment to collegial academic interaction with a focus on student learning. Expertise/training and ability to teach in related areas such as organizational behavior, organizational change and development, business ethics, sustainability, social responsibility, project management, or international management will be considered an asset.