This position is a tenure-track 9-month Assistant Professor in Human Resources position beginning August 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin on or about March 30, 2021 and will continue until a candidate has been selected for hire.
For more than thirty years, Western Carolina University's M.S. degree program in Human Resources (MSHR) has been developing HR professionals to play leadership roles in organizations of all types. The nationally ranked WCUMSHR program is currently delivered 100% online with over 100 students enrolled. The program curriculum focuses on developing HR professionals who possess Strategic, Operational, Relational, and Ethical and Socially Responsible leadership competencies. In addition to the coursework, students are also provided with unique opportunities to develop their HR skills via pro bono online consulting projects with nonprofit organizations and small businesses.
Earned doctorate or ABD in human resources or closely related field from an accredited institution.
Preference will be given to someone who has experience teaching and designing online courses in the human resource and leadership fields, evidence of a research agenda, HR consulting experience, and student advising experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin on or about March 30, 2021 and will continue until a candidate has been selected for hire.
In addition to the basic application form, candidates must also include the following required attachments: cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts from highest earned degree, and a listing of at least three professional references (include complete contact information).
For questions or additional info, please contact search committee chair, Dr. Lisen Roberts, firstname.lastname@example.org
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.