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Assistant Professor in Human Resources/Organizational Behavior - Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Business Administration

22 Jan 2024 10:36 AM | Pierre-Jean Darres (Administrator)

Position: Assistant Professor in Human Resources/Organizational Behavior (tenure-track)

Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Unit: Faculty of Business Administration

Location: St John's, Newfoundland

Competition Number: F01652-2023-231

Preferred Start Date: 2024, July 1st

The Faculty of Business Administration is committed to excellence and relevance in its teaching, research and community engagement. Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in Human Resources/Organizational Behavior at the rank of assistant professor with a proposed commencement date of July 1, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have or be very near completion of a PhD or DBA, have demonstrated research productivity commensurate with the rank, and a commitment to teaching and research in a university environment. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct research in the area of Human Resources Management (HRM) or Organizational Behaviour (OB) and support the faculty’s M.Sc. and PhD specializations in HR/OB. Given the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion to curriculum in this area and the province’s increased focus on immigration, persons with lived experience as a visible minority or racialized person would be an asset.

If the successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, they shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of assistant professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, they shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

The Faculty of Business Administration is a leader in management education and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Approximately 2,100 students are registered in the undergraduate programs of the Faculty, with another 200 students completing graduate programs, including a PhD, an MBA, an MBA in Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, and an MSc in Management. For additional information about our Faculty, please visit our web site at

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit

The deadline to receive applications is March 4, 2024. Applications should include: (1) a cover letter addressing in detail how the applicant meets the stated qualifications for the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching experience; (4) a statement of research interests and plans; and (5) up to three recent examples of significant writing output (e.g., academic publications, working papers, practitioner articles). Please send complete applications electronically to the address below, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by the referees to the same address. Please quote reference: F01652-2023-231. Virtual meetings might be organized with applicants in case more information is needed.

  • Travor Brown, PhD
  • Interim Dean
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, A1B 3X5
  • E-mail:

For further information telephone (709) 864-8851 or e-mail

Memorial University is committed to employment equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including: women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous Peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities. All applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the application process, please contact directly and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.

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