Permanent Lecturer Position, Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour, Edward School of Business – University of Saskatchewan

The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking a Without Term Lecturer in the department of Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour. The appointment is a non-tenure track, permanent teaching position that will begin on July 1, 2019.  

The Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 2,200 engaged and talented students.  We also have thriving MBA, M.Sc. Finance, Masters of Professional Accounting programs, and a newly created M.Sc. in Marketing. For more information, please visit our website at

In addition to a vibrant research culture, we are committed to excellent teaching. Our undergraduate students go on to work in industry or start businesses and remain connected to the school via an active alumni network.  As faculty, we take great pride in their accomplishments and we are looking for someone with a special ability to impact students. You will have recognized expertise and be passionate about a career in teaching at the undergraduate university level.

The ideal candidate will have a teaching interest/background in Human Resource Management with the ability to teach classes in Introduction to Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Recruitment and Selection, Skills for Academic Success, as well as other departmental courses. In addition to a required relevant graduate degree, a current CPHR designation is an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 30 credit units (or 10 courses) during the fall, winter, and spring terms. The salary band for this position is $77,613 – $115,245.  

Consistent with AACSB accreditation requirements, the Edwards School of Business seeks individuals whose academic training and/or professional activities clearly align with the AACSB standards.  Candidates must satisfy any one of the following faculty categories:

  1. Practice Academics sustain their currency and relevance through professional engagement and industry interaction.  Besides holding a doctoral degree in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach, the candidate would have undertaken substantive consulting, linkages to practice, or other forms of professional engagement.
  2. Scholarly Practitioners sustain their currency and relevance through publications in academic or professional journals, text books, or instructional resources, including cases and business simulations.  Candidates would require a graduate degree in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach and a current CPHR designation.
  3. Instructional Practitioners must have initial academic preparation (including a graduate degree), professional experience and ongoing professional engagement.  Their professional experience at the time of hiring must be significant in terms of duration and level of responsibility, and clearly linked to the field in which the candidate is expected to teach.  For those faculty teaching undergraduate courses, at least three years of full-time work experience would be required.  At least five years of full-time employment experience would be expected for those individuals assigned to teach in graduate programs. Professional engagement activities must be substantive and sustained at levels that support currency and relevance for Edwards’ mission.

This position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, and employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Applications must include:

  • A letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • A detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • A teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that will include sample course outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests;
  • The names and contact information of three references who may be contacted by the selection committee.


For more information on this opportunity and to submit an application please contact:

Dr. Joseph Schmidt

Associate Professor

Department Head, Human Resources & Organizational Behaviour

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019.

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.  Saskatoon is a vibrant university city with a population approaching 270,000 people.  The city is located on a river in the heartland of Saskatchewan. The city is well known for its summer festivals and riverbank events such as Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, the Jazz Festival, the Children’s Festival, and the Fringe Festival. It has a progressive university serving 22,000 students.  For more information on the City of Saskatoon, please visit the following websites: and

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Full-time Instructor Position, Human Resources & Labour Relations, Dhillon School of Business-University of Lethbridge

THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE is seeking applications for one continuing appointment at the rank of Instructor III on our Lethbridge Campus beginning July 2019. Candidates must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in human resources management, labour relations, organizational behavior or a related discipline.  The applicant must also have a demonstrated ability to provide innovative and effective teaching. Industry experience is an asset, but not required. The successful candidate will be required to teach classes such as compensation and benefits, training and development, staffing, labour relations and managerial skills development. Full-time instructors normally teach 7 courses per year and are expected to provide service to the University through participation on committees and other academic activities.  We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package as well as research and teaching support. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Dhillon School of Business

The Dhillon School of Business is an AACSB accredited institution that values both teaching and research excellence and maintains close ties with the community through our experiential programs.  Students can concentrate their studies in several majors, including Human Resources and Labour Relations (HRLR). There are approximately 55 full-time faculty and 1750 undergraduate majors located on our Lethbridge and Calgary campuses.  Dhillon supports cross-disciplinary research and encourages faculty to work with graduate students in our research-based M.Sc. Management program. Active international exchange programs are in place for both students and faculty. Please visit our website at for more information.

University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge is a comprehensive institution offering undergraduate and graduate programming in the faculties Arts and Science, Education, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, the School of Graduate Studies and the Dhillon School of Business.  There are approximately 8200 students from 37 countries enrolled on our main campus in Lethbridge and our satellite campus in Calgary. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education and is consistently ranked as one of the top three research institutions of our size in Canada. The university website,, contains more information about our history, vision and strategic plans.  

The City of Lethbridge

Located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains, the city of Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions.   For more information see the City’s website at

Application Process

To apply for the position, please submit the following documents to the online application system at the University of Lethbridge ( ):

  • cover letter,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • and the names and contact information for three references,

The last date of submission is February 15, 2019.

Review of applications begins immediately after the closing date and will continue until the position is filled.   

The position is open to all qualified candidates, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified candidates including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.  We have a truly diverse faculty and encourage all interested applicants to apply.