Assistant Professor Human Resource Management

Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, Virginia
Feb 09, 2021
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor Human Resource Management


The Economics and Business Administration department seeks a full-time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor to teach in the Master of Science in Human Resource Management program and Undergraduate Business Administration Major. Successful candidates will be able to teach courses such as Managing Human Resources, Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits, Managing the Global Workforce, and other undergraduate courses in the field of management. Additional responsibilities will include recruiting, advising, and mentoring students; participating in departmental and committee tasks; and maintaining an active scholarly agenda. This position will start July 1, 2021.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or D.B.A in a business-related field.   Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate successful teaching experience, practical business experience in human resources, the ability to work in a team environment, and the ability to relate their professional experience and knowledge to the needs and interests of a diverse student body in a small college environment. 

MISSION: Bridgewater College is a residential liberal arts college of about 1600 students with a vibrant core curriculum and a growing focus on undergraduate research. The College emphasizes creativity and innovation in pedagogy and research. Successful faculty members are dedicated to advising and mentoring students, contributing to campus-wide faculty initiatives, and maintaining an active research agenda. Bridgewater seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our commitment to the breadth and depth of learning as well as diversity and inclusion. Therefore, application materials should address how you might contribute to the College’s liberal arts mission or ways that this mission informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia. Bridgewater offers bachelor’s degrees in approximately 60 majors and minors, along with four graduate programs, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, and teacher licensure. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant residential campus is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

APPLY: Please complete the online application at  attaching a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and post-graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to [email protected]

DEADLINE: Full consideration will be given to those applicants who submit application materials by March 5, 2021. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dr. Roslyn Vargas, Program Director of the Master of Science in Human Resource Management at [email protected] or 540-828-8005.

Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider, committed to employing a diverse faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.

Bridgewater College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, or other college programs and activities, or with regard to employment.

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