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Two Tenure-track OBHR positions at Florida State University

June 07, 2021 9:43 AM | Bruce Lamont

Two Tenure-track Faculty Positions in OB/HR at Florida State University

The Department of Management at Florida State University will fill two tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Behavior (OB) and Human Resources (HR) at the Assistant Professor level. Both positions will start in August 2022. An earned doctorate is required by the Summer of 2022.


The position carries a 2/2 teaching load, with a 1-course release for the first three years. Courses in the Management Department’s curriculum include undergraduate OB (e.g., OB, Leadership, or Cross-cultural management) and HR (e.g., Staffing, Compensation, or Training and Development) topics, as well as graduate offerings (MBA and Ph.D.)

Candidates must demonstrate an interest in and a capacity for conducting high-quality scholarly research. Engagement with our highly-regarded Ph.D. program is expected. In recent years, our graduates placed at reputable peer institutions, such as Auburn University, the University of Arkansas, Baylor University, Iowa State University, Michigan State University, Northeastern University, Mississippi State University, Kennesaw State University, the University of Tennessee, the University of North Texas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the University of Utah.

Minimal service activity is expected during the initial years of appointment.


A doctorate from an accredited institution in an area of specialization consistent with OB and HR is required. Evidence of research publications and work in progress is expected. Experience teaching course(s) in online and traditional formats is preferred.

Department Information

The Department of Management has eleven full-time tenure-track faculty members in two general categories: Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management (Shanna Daniels, Jack Fiorito, Wayne Hochwarter, Sam Kang, Samantha Paustian-Underdahl, and Gang Wang) and Strategic Management (Michael Holmes, David King, Bruce Lamont, David Maslach, andHoracio Rousseau). 

Bruce Lamont is the current Department Chair, while Darren Brooks serves as the Associate Department Chair. 

In recent years, the faculty has published in top-tier micro-and macro-level journals, including Administrative Science QuarterlyAcademy of Management JournalAcademy of Management ReviewAcademy of Management Annals, Journal of Applied PsychologyStrategic Management JournalJournal of ManagementJournal of Management StudiesJournal of International Business StudiesPersonnel PsychologyOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Organization Science.

Information about the Management Department can be found at:

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions while embracing a philosophy of learning rooted firmly in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. 

Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s science and practice.

Florida State University is a comprehensive, graduate research university of approximately 40,000 students in Tallahassee, Florida. The College of Business enrolls approximately 5,600 undergraduate students, over 400 master's students, and approximately 50 Ph.D. students. 

U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks the College of Business’ undergraduate program among the top 25 public institutions.  

Florida State University has been recognized as a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine for the fifth consecutive year. Our continuing efforts to move diversity and inclusion to the forefront of the university mission also received national recognition with "Higher Education Excellence in Diversity" (HEED) Awards in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, recognizing outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. 

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

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Tobacco-Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Other Information

Tallahassee is a diverse, growing, mid-sized city of approximately 375,000 people, located 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico and near some of the world's most beautiful beaches. The city is known for its outdoor activities, park system, and performing arts. Tallahassee is within a few hours of several major metropolitan areas (e.g., Jacksonville and Tampa) and historic and resort destinations (e.g., St. Augustine and Disney World).

How to Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. 

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. At this stage, only a cover letter and the most up-to-date vita with the contact information for three professional references are required. The closing date for receipt of applications is July 30, 2021.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires the successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

Contact Info

For additional questions, please contact Wayne Hochwarter ( or Gang Wang (

With best regards,

Search committee co-chairs: Wayne Hochwarter and Gang Wang


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