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Post-Doctoral Scholar, International Human Resource Management Project

School of Labor & Employment Relations, The Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, PA, USA

We are pleased to announce that the School of Labor and Employment
Relations at The Pennsylvania State University, located in University
Park, PA, USA, is inviting applications for the position of Post-Doctoral
Scholar with the International Human Resource Management Project. This is
a ten month position which begins on August 15, 2014. 

The International Human Resource Management Project was established in the
spring of 2013 with the aim of encouraging IHRM scholarly research, and
serving the International HR practitioner community. Through targeted
events, the Project's goal is to develop a strong community of academics
and practitioners passionate about international HRM, enabling the sharing
of ideas to advance knowledge and practice in the field. For the 2014-2015
Post-Doctoral Scholar position, the IHRM Project is particularly
interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in the broad
field of international human resource management, preferably spanning both
comparative HRM and the HRM-related activities of multinational

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. earned in the last three years. The degree
should be in a relevant discipline and applicants should show evidence of
an emerging research program relevant to the Project's interests. Scholars
will receive salary, benefits, and a research/travel fund to support their
work. Postdoctoral candidates will be expected to teach one course each
semester related to IHRM topics. Teaching obligations could include a
course in one of the School's residential or online programs. Other
anticipated duties include involvement with the Cranet survey
(, developing research funding proposals for the Project,
and coordinating the Project's webpage and newsletter. The person
appointed will also be expected to participate actively in the broader
School's activities. 

The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a multidisciplinary group
with a large undergraduate program, a strong residential Masters of
Science in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER), and a
fully-online Masters of Professional Studies in HRER. The School has
existing strengths in human resources, labor relations, international and
comparative employment relations, and workers' rights.  

Electronic submission of applications is strongly preferred.  Send
applications consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
a writing sample via the faculty search website Three letter writers should send letters of
recommendations via email to Lisa Pierson, [log in to unmask] If you are
unable to send your application electronically, applications can be mailed
to Dr Elaine Farndale, Coordinator of the International HRM Project,
School of Labor and Employment Relations, 506 Keller Building, The
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA  16802. If you have
additional questions, please contact the Project's Administrative Support
Assistant, Lisa Pierson, at +1 814-865-0751. Applications received by
March 31, 2014 will be assured of consideration; however, all applications
will be considered until the position is filled. 

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in
accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to
affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.




Dr Elaine Farndale

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management

Coordinator, International Human Resource Management Project

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School of Labor and Employment Relations

The Pennsylvania State University

506e Keller Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA

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