The Department plans to establish a Center on Labor Rights in a Global Economy and welcomes applications from qualified candidates to serve as the Center’s first director. Applicants should have a strong research background in issues related to global labor rights, including decent work, child labor, forced labor, and/or labor standards. Applicants should also possess a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, a research and teaching record commensurate with appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, potential for external funding, and administrative and leadership skills necessary to build a successful research center. A prospectus on the Center is available on request from address below.
The Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations is a multidisciplinary department with a large undergraduate program, a strong residential Masters of Science in HRER program, and a fully-online Masters of Professional Studies in HRER. The Department has existing strengths in employment relations, human resources, comparative employment relations, and work and family.
Electronic submission of applications is strongly preferred. Submit applications consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters to http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch. If unable to send electronically, applications can be mailed to Paul F. Clark, Professor and Head, Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, The Pennsylvania State University, 3 Keller Bldg., Box CLRGE, University Park, PA 16802. Applications received by November 1, 2011, will be assured of consideration; however, all applications will be considered until the position is filled. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.