Work and Organizations Dept, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 357068
At the Carlson School of Management, we believe that where you study business matters. The Carlson School of Management shares a commitment to imagination, engagement, and ambition. Our approach connects students to unique experiential learning opportunities, dynamic international education programs, and a vibrant network of businesses throughout the state and beyond. We strive to leverage our location and expertise in the business community and perspective of business as a force for good to develop transformational learning opportunities for students across programs.
We are seeking a Senior Lecturer to join us to provide transformative learning experiences. As a Senior Lecturer, you will play a vital role in the academic development and success of our students. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative educator who is passionate about teaching and capable of inspiring students in their respective fields.
About the Department: The Carlson School's Work and Organizations Department consists of a multidisciplinary research faculty analyzing all aspects of work, the employment relationship, managing and leading people, the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations, and work-related institutions and public policies.
We offer courses pertaining to human resources, managing and leading people and organizations, the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations and work-related institutions, and public policies throughout all of the Carlson School's programs including our Top 20 undergraduate program, MBA and specialty Master's, doctoral programs, and internationally recognized Master program in Human Resources and Industrial Relations. Our programs are consistently highly ranked; current ranking data can be found here: https://carlsonschool.umn.edu/about-us/facts-figures.
The Department has 14 tenured/tenure-track faculty and 2 full-time instructional faculty. The latest WOrg and Carlson School Faculty are highly ranked in research productivity,
We are looking for an extraordinary colleague who will teach some combination of undergraduate, MBA, and professional master’s courses.
Master’s degree in human resources, M.B.A., business-related advanced degree plus 15 years of related industry and/or academic experience.
Teaching or training experience with a strong record of instructional effectiveness.
Strong familiarity with human resource issues including staffing, training, development, compensation, job design, performance management, leadership, and employee/labor relations.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ph.D. degree (terminal degree) in Human Resources and Industrial Relations or a field related to HRIR, plus ten years of related industry and/or academic experience.
Teaching experience in higher education with a strong record of student evaluations of teaching.
Experience bridging human resources and other business functions, and/or experience working with human resource organizations and agencies.
Understanding of careers in Human Resources and Industrial Relations.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of current pedagogical practices and willingness to integrate technology into teaching.
The Senior Lecturer position is responsible for teaching 24 credits during a 9-month academic year (September – May). The teaching assignments could be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position will teach multiple sections of a course, and the candidate should have the ability to teach a combination of courses. Potential courses could be: human capital management; staffing and selection; training and development; compensation and benefits; leadership; org behavior: groups & teams; diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
Be able to teach courses in various modalities, including in person courses and remote/online courses.
Utilize a variety of instructional methods and technologies to enhance student learning outcomes.
Foster an inclusive and supportive learning environment that values diversity and encourages active student participation.
Duties also include various service appointments on departmental and/or collegiate committees to represent the program, providing advice to undergraduate and graduate students (e.g., as part of the students’ independent studies or in other settings), and course coordination responsibilities.
This is a non-tenure track Academic Professional/Administrative position for a nine month academic year. Subsequent renewals, if any, will be on a nine month academic calendar, dependent upon annual performance reviews and funding availability. Limited teaching during the summer may be available on an overload basis.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience (starting salary range: $95,000-$100,000)
How to apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and click on ‘External Applicants’. Search for job id: 357068. Click the Apply button and follow the instructions. Link to the job description and to apply: External Applicants: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/357068 Internal Applicants: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/int/357068
You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae. Additional documents should be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there. The application must include: a) Cover Letter b) Curriculum vitae/resume c) A list of courses taught and course evaluations d) A teaching statement e) The list of three references with contact information (email addresses)
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Benefits- Working at the University
At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.
The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
University HSA contributions
Disability and employer-paid life insurance
Employee well-being program
Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
About Work and Organizations Dept, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
The Carlson School of Management & University of Minnesota
With a flagship campus in the heart of the Twin Cities, 65,000 students, 25,000 employees, and 400,000 alumni, the University of Minnesota is one of the largest and most highly ranked public institutions in the world. The Carlson School contributes to the University’s goal to become one of the top three public research universities in the world through breakthrough research, extraordinary education, and dynamic public engagement. The Carlson School employs 140 tenured/tenure track and professional faculty and enrolls 5,000 students in degree programs at all levels (B.S.B., MBA, M.A., and Ph.D.). The faculty regularly collaborates with faculty from other top departments across the University including applied economics, economics, public health, sociology, public policy, psychology, and law.
Overlooking the scenic Mississippi River and downtown Minneapolis skyline, the Carlson School is at the epicenter of a vibrant, economically diverse, globally oriented business environment. The Twin Cities boasts 19 Fortune 500 companies, including Target, Best Buy, 3M, General Mills, U.S. Bancorp, Medtronic, Ameriprise Financial,
and UnitedHealth Group. In fact, Minnesota has the highest number of Fortune 500 companies per capita in the country.