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Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 24784

Updated: January 20, 2022

Location: Main Campus

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Position Description

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources (OBHR) in the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with preference towards applicants with a research focus on leadership and/or “healthy work” (e.g., mental health/psychological well-being at work, workplace mistreatment, work safety). The appointment start date is July 1, 2022 with the option to negotiate a January 1, 2023 start date.

Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional service for the School, the University, and the community. Salary is competitive and will depend on qualifications, experience, as well as research and teaching record.

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree, or expected completion by September 2022, in OBHR or a related field. They will provide evidence of excellence in scholarship, as demonstrated by publications and/or papers under revision in FT-50 journals. They will also demonstrate the desire and potential to be a teacher in a professional faculty, as demonstrated by teaching evaluations and references. 

Faculty in the OBHR area at the Haskayne School of Business are engaged in a range of research topics, including decision-making, diversity, emotions, mental health, motivation, leadership, strategic HR, workplace mistreatment, and workplace safety. We invite applications in any area of expertise within the broad OBHR domain with a preference for leadership and/or “healthy work” (e.g., mental health/psychological well-being at work, workplace mistreatment, work safety).

About Haskayne:

The Haskayne School of Business is committed to high-quality academic research, and to providing students with a rich, experiential learning opportunity. The School has several programs, including undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD programs. With 3,000 full and part-time students currently enrolled in bachelor's, master's, PhD and executive education programs, the business school boasts more than 18,000 alumni in 60 countries around the globe. Visit us at to learn more.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the ‘Apply Now’ link. Application materials should include: curriculum vitae, names and contact information only (not letters) for three references, a one-page statement of research interests, and evidence of effective teaching (e.g., teaching ratings).

Application Deadline: February 13, 2022

Please address your application materials to:

Nick Turner, Chair
OBHR Hiring Committee Haskayne School of Business
University of Calgary 
2500 University Drive N.W. 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
Tel: +1-403-220-6947

For questions about the position, please contact Nick Turner by email [email protected] to set up a time to speak.

The University of Calgary and the Haskayne School respect, appreciate, and encourage diversity. There are a number of resources on campus to support diversity and inclusion on campus, including two daycares, the Q Centre, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Protected Disclosure, the Native Centre, and the Women’s Resource Centre.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business.

COVIDSafe Campus Strategy

The University has implemented a new Vaccination Directive that requires all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 1, 2022. You will be required to upload proof of vaccination prior to commencing your duties. Please review the COVIDSafe Campus website for further information and access to additional resources.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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