University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies
Faculty Position in Organizational Economics/Compensation

The Department of Work and Organizations in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a faculty position in organizational/personnel economics and compensation. We are looking for an extraordinary colleague who will publish world-class scholarly research, teach some combination of undergraduate, professional master's and doctoral-level courses, and advise doctoral students in organizational/personnel economics, compensation, and related areas. Researchers using behavioral and experimental approaches are welcome.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The appointment will begin August 2013 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending upon qualifications and experience, and consistent with collegiate and university policy. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics, industrial relations, or a closely-related discipline by August 2013, a scholarly research record and teaching experience appropriate to career stage, a commitment to teaching compensation and other subjects from an applied and multidisciplinary perspective, and a desire to interact and collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines. Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the service needs of a vibrant department, college and university, as well as to interact with the professional business and human resources communities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates must apply online at:

Applications must include:
(1) Cover letter
(2) Sample research paper
(3) CV

In addition to the online application, applicants should request three letters of recommendation to be sent Christina Owen via e-mail at Applicants for Associate Professor can provide the names and contact information of at least three references in lieu of letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012 and continue until position is filled.

SEARCH COMMITTEE: Avner Ben-Ner (Chair) Colleen Flaherty Manchester Aaron Sojourner Qianyun Xie
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS: The multidisciplinary Department of Work and Organizations faculty include: Avner Ben-Ner, John Budd, Michelle Duffy, Theresa Glomb, Sophie Leroy, Lisa Leslie, Colleen Flaherty Manchester, Pri Shah, Jason Shaw, Aaron Sojourner, Andy Van de Ven, Connie Wanberg, and Mary Zellmer-Bruhn. The department is home to internationally-recognized doctoral and master's programs in human resources and industrial relations, widely considered to be top programs of their kind in the nation. The department creates cutting-edge research and offers courses pertaining to work, managing and leading people and organizations, the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations and work-related institutions, and public policies. To learn more about our department, see

ABOUT THE CARLSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND THE 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.

ABOUT THE TWIN CITIES OF MINNEAPOLIS AND SAINT PAUL: The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are rated among the best metropolitan areas to live; our thriving and dynamic metro area is consistently listed at or near the top of various national rankings. Recognized as one of the nation's more culturally affluent metro areas, the Twin Cities' world-class museums, galleries, and theaters continue to win national awards every year. For outdoor enthusiasts, Minnesota's system of parks and trails offers abundant opportunities for year round recreation.

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Posted 10/2/12