Free open Job in North, South & Central America Dancap Chair in Human Resource Management (HRM) at University of Western Ontario

Applications are invited from exceptional candidates for the Dancap Chair in Human Resource Management in the DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies, Faculty of Social Science, effective July 1, 2020, or as negotiated. The successful candidate will have demonstrated academic excellence based on productivity and impact in research in the area of Human Resource Management and will receive a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. DAN Management & Organizational Studies has an interdisciplinary ethos and aims to make a real difference in improving lives and providing a new generation of business leaders. DAN is highly academically selective, attracting the very best students from across Canada and around the world. Further information may be found on our website:

Potential applicants should have a PhD in Business, Management, Industrial Relations, HRM, or a cognate Social Science discipline, and their present research interests should align with the broad study of Human Resource Management. For more information on the specific research topics currently addressed by DAN Management faculty, please see our website.

Candidates must possess a record of sustained scholarly research and publications in leading refereed journals, evidence of excellent teaching ability and innovation in program development, and of a wider impact on the scholarly community.  The successful candidates will be expected to maintain a strong research program including publishing in leading journals in HRM, successfully competing for research funding, teaching courses in areas such as HRM, strategy, employment relations and cognate fields, and contributing to ongoing curriculum and program development. Reflecting the high-profile nature of this position, the successful candidate should maintain an impressive record of service and leadership in one’s discipline, including involvement in professional associations, conference organization and track chairing, and editorial teams and boards, and serve as an ambassador for the Department.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with previous performance, qualifications and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement. The appointment is effective July 1, 2020.

Dating back to 1878, the University of Western Ontario is one of the most distinguished and highly-ranked research intensive universities in Canada. It is located in London, Ontario, Canada a highly affordable and family friendly city of approximately 350,000. London, Ontario Canada is situated approximately half-way between Toronto and Detroit with excellent access to these centers by car, train, or air. It is also within a 45 minute drive to the beaches of Lake Erie and Lake Huron.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vita, sample publications, evidence of teaching performance, and the names and contact information of three academic references to:  Professor Geoffrey Wood, Chair, DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, Social Science Centre, Room 4330, London, Ontario, N6A 5C2 Canada. Applicants are asked to complete the form available at Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2020 or thereafter until the position is filled. Files will be reviewed prior to the deadline. Prospective applicants are welcome to address informal enquiries to Professor Wood at

Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and particularly welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups / visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Special accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require such accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Gloria Dawson by telephone at +1-519-661-2111 ext: 81367.