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Assistant Professor, Human Resources and Management

McMaster University

The DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Human Resources and Management Area, beginning July 1, 2019.

We are seeking an individual who will expand the breadth of scholarship in our department. Applicants should have strong training in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Organizational Theory, or Management, and possess a PhD in a relevant discipline. We also invite individuals engaged in innovative scholarship related to organizational studies or the management of organizations that bridges or transcends conventional disciplinary categories.

The successful candidate will develop and maintain a grants-supported program of research leading to publications in high quality journals. Support includes funding research and conference travel as well as a reduced teaching load during the first years of the appointment. The appointee will be called upon to supervise PhD students, lead PhD seminars, and/or teach in our undergraduate and MBA programs.

The Department’s current faculty members—Vishwanath Baba, Catherine Connelly, Rick Hackett, Benson Honig, Teal McAteer, John Medcof, Erin Reid, Joe Rose, Aaron Schat and Willi Wiesner—are engaged in research in organizational behaviour, industrial relations, human resources management, organizational theory, technology management, and/or entrepreneurship. They have published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organizational Studies, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the Harvard Business Review.

McMaster University was ranked 66th (3rd highest of Canadian universities) in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in 2017 and 77th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (4th highest in Canada; top 1% of universities in the world). The DeGroote School of Business operates at two campuses, the University main campus in Hamilton, Ontario and a new state-of-the-art facility in nearby Burlington, Ontario, housing the MBA and executive programs.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The search will begin immediately.

Please apply online via the McMaster Academic Careers website (, (Faculty Postings, Job Opening ID: 22813), directing your application documents to:

Dr. Aaron Schat, Chair, Human Resources and Management Area
DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4

Through the above noted on-line system, please submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, research samples (published articles or working papers), evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please also arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to the following email address:

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged 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; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

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

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.