Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management (OB/HRM)

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Waterloo, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Lazaridis School of Business & Economics 

Department: Business - OB/HRM 

Campus: Waterloo 

Employee Group: WLUFA 

Requisition ID: 8524 

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) – Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management (OB/HRM)

 

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The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics (Lazaridis School) at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the OB/HRM area, commencing July 1, 2025. This will be an entry level position and advanced Assistant Professor candidates will not be considered. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

 

Successful applicants for this position must have:

  • A PhD (or completion of a PhD within one year of employment start date) with an emphasis in Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources, or a related discipline,
  • Demonstrated exceptional research potential, including demonstrated ability to publish in top-tier journals in the field and to maintain a highly productive research agenda,
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate the relevance of their research to academic and business audiences,
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate (MBA or research-based MSc/PhD) levels,
  • Interest in mentoring MSc/PhD students and supporting their academic and professional development,
  • Willingness and capacity to take on service responsibilities as may be required,
  • Strong commitment to collegiality, and ability and willingness to work collaboratively within the department and the broader academic community.

 

Applicants must send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, and must arrange for at least three academic referees to submit reference letters to obptac@wlu.ca  by the application deadline. Applicants can also include teacher evaluations or other such evidence of teaching ability.  Only complete applications will be considered.  All applications must include the Position Number OB TT 24-01, and should be addressed to:

 

Dr. Ling Chu

Associate Dean of Business: Faculty Development & Research

Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

Wilfrid Laurier University

Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5

Email: OBPTAC@wlu.ca

 

Electronic applications quoting Position Number OB TT 24-01 are encouraged. Do not use the "Apply Now" feature- applications should be submitted directly to the above email address.

 

 

Deadline for Applications is September 15, 2024.

 

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics has over 150 full-time faculty and more than 6000 undergraduate and graduate students on campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, and a location in Toronto, Ontario. With a mission to achieve excellence in management education, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Honours BBA, MBA, MFin, MMA, MSc and PhD. Laurier’s undergraduate and graduate business programs are AACSB accredited. For more information, please visit http://www.wlu.ca/lazaridisschool.

 

Waterloo, Ontario is a highly innovative and dynamic region. It is the home to a number of leading high technology firms, insurance companies and educational/research institutions (e.g. University of Waterloo, the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics).

 

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics is also home to the Lazaridis Institute, which helps Canadian technology companies reach their next level of growth through world-class programs; leading-edge research in innovation, management and disruption in the tech ecosystem; and the connection of international research, best practices in global scaling, and curriculum. http://www.lazaridisinstitute.ca

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship(s), however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

 

Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;

No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada

 

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

 

Equity, diversity and creating a culture of inclusion are part of Laurier’s core values and central to the Laurier Strategy. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any minority sexual and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at indigenous@wlu.ca.  Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact Equity and Accessibility at equity@wlu.ca. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. Contact information can be found at careers.wlu.ca/content/How-to-apply/

 

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Michael Lisetto-Smith, Senior Administrative Officer (mlisettosmith@wlu.ca). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/about/governance/assets/resources/8.4-employment-equity.html.

 

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Britwin Dias (bdias@wlu.ca).

 

 

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit www.wlu.ca/careers for additional information and the online application system.

 

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.

 

 

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

Equity, diversity and creating a culture of inclusion are part of Laurier’s core values and central to the Laurier Strategy. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any minority sexual and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives. Candidates from other equity deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity & Accessibility. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. Contact information can be found at careers.wlu.ca/content/How-to-apply/

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit www.wlu.ca/careers for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.


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