Open Rank Position at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.


The School of Labor and Employment Relations has a vacant faculty position in Human Resource Management or Employment Relations. We are interested in candidates who have teaching and research interests industrial relations, strategy, strategic HR, employment policy, sociology, or other areas where organizations and workplace institutions are a major research interest. This is a full-time tenure-track or tenured position that combines research with teaching in the School’s master’s and PhD programs in human resources and employment relations. The School is an academic unit that concentrates on research and teaching in the HR-ER fields. For more information, please see our website at


• Conduct original, high quality scholarly research for publication in leading academic journals
• Teach in the School’s master’s and PhD programs
• Participate on School-wide service committees

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate social science discipline or professional area of study (e.g., JD); however, ABDs who demonstrate a strong potential for conducting exemplary research and teaching and anticipate Ph.D. completion no later than August 2015 will be considered.


SALARY: Salary will be commensurate with experience and rank

APPOINTMENT STATUS: Regular, 100% time, tenure-track faculty appointment (assistant professor) or tenured faculty appointment (associate professor or full professor)

PROPOSED STARTING DATE: Proposed starting date is August 16, 2015

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please create your candidate profile at and upload your statement of interest, vitae, a writing sample, and email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references by October 1, 2014. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Professor Craig Olson, 217-333-2586, You may also visit for additional information.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

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