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Post-Doctoral Scholar, Center for International Human Resource Studies

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

The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State
University invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Scholar
with the Center for International Human Resource Studies. This is a ten
month position which begins on August 14, 2015. The Center for
International Human Resource Studies (CIHRS) has the goal of encouraging
international human resource management (IHRM) scholarly research, and
serving the International HR practitioner community. Through targeted
events, CIHRS' goal is to develop a strong community of academics and
practitioners passionate about IHRM, enabling the sharing of ideas to
advance knowledge and practice in the field.

For the 2015-2016 Post-Doctoral Scholar position, CIHRS 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
corporations.  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 CIHRS'

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 on-going research
studies, developing research funding proposals for CIHRS, and coordinating
the CIHRS 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
department 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 workers' rights, labor relations, human resources,
and international and comparative employment relations.  Submit a letter
of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample at

Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly
by letter writers to Lisa Pierson, [log in to unmask] If you have additional
questions, please contact the Center at  <callto:814-867-3320>
814-867-3320 or write Center Director, Dr. Elaine Farndale, at
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2015, and continue until
the position is filled.

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Dr Elaine Farndale

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management

Center Director, Center for International Human Resource Studies: <> 

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School of Labor and Employment Relations

The Pennsylvania State University

503e Keller Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA

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May 14-15, 2015


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