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HR Tenure-Track Position at Tennessee Tech University

  • 1.  HR Tenure-Track Position at Tennessee Tech University

    Posted 12-10-2020 20:47

    The Department of Decision Sciences and Management at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 1, 2021. This position will focus on Human Resource Management and teaching responsibilities may include compensation, staffing, training and development, and/or employment law. Minimum qualifications include 1) a doctoral degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or a closely related field from an AACSB-accredited institution (ABDs nearing completion may be considered if the degree will be granted by August 1, 2021), 2) excellent teaching and communication skills, and 3) a demonstrated ability to publish research in peer-reviewed journals. Preferred qualifications include 1) experience teaching in-person, online, and/or hybrid courses 2) ability to engage students in meaningful experiential activities, and 3) prior professional experience and/or HR certifications.

    Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and teaching in face-to-face and online environments. All doctoral-level faculty in the College of Business are expected to maintain a level of scholarly activity to qualify as Scholarly Academics in AACSB reporting. The College of Business highly values engagement with the local and regional business communities, as well as service to the department, university, and profession.

    Our department is home to approximately 400 majors and we offer majors in Business Management and Business & Information Technology. Within Business Management we offer concentrations in General Management, Human Resource Management, Production & Operations Management, and Business Intelligence & Analytics. We also provide graduate courses to support the College's MBA Program and graduate-level certificates.

    Applicants will be required to visit https://jobs.tntech.edu/ and electronically upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), teaching philosophy and contact information for three references at time of application. References will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter if selected for interview. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are considered incomplete and will not be considered.

    Initial screening will begin February 5, 2021; open until filled.

    Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.

    Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    Thomas Timmerman, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
    Professor of Business Management
    Chairperson, Department of Decision Sciences and Management
    Box 5022
    Cookeville, TN 38505
    P 931-372-3160
    E ttimmerman@tntech.edu