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Assistant Professor of Human Resources/Organizational Behavior - Tenure/Tenure-Track

Job Details

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

Department/Organization
206801 - Management

Rank
Assistant Professor

Position Summary
The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor position in Micro Organizational Behavior (OB) and Human Resources (HR) to begin Fall 2025.

Detailed Position Information
The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor position in Micro Organizational Behavior (OB) and Human Resources (HR) to begin Fall 2025. This is one of three tenure-track positions currently open within the Department of Management.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate a strong record (or promise thereof) in research. The candidate will help continue the rise of UA’s research and teaching reputation, culture, and impact. We are open to a broad range of Micro OB and HR research foci but are especially interested in those focusing on individual differences and work behavior, motivation and work performance, human capital management, talent management, work design and employee well-being, and/or the future of work. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Micro OB and/or HR. Although not required, we are interested in candidates willing to teach specialty courses like compensation, introduction to HR, and training & development.

Minimum Qualifications
(1) A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited Business School; (2) demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top Management journals; (3) demonstrated potential for high quality teaching.

Instructions and Required Materials for Application
Candidates must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu and attach a curriculum vitae and three references. Required documents not attached at time of application will disqualify application. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

About the Division/College/School
The Culverhouse College of Business is home to an inclusive community, committed to personal engagement, and dedicated to shaping the future of business through excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929, Culverhouse is among the leading public business schools in the country.

The College offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels distributed across five academic departments and the Manderson Graduate School of Business.

Some of its many distinctive programs and labs include the STEM and CREATE Path to the MBA, a value investing library and trading room, a behavioral research lab, and a center focused on data analytics.

About the University
The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.

A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.

As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.

About Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.

It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.

With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.

Background Investigation and EEO Statement
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Advertised: 22 May 2024 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 06 Dec 2024 Central Standard Time

Organization

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.

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