Instructor in Social Science
Michigan State University
United States

Instructor-Fixed Term


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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Human Resources And Labor Relations 10038508
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Human Resources, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Instructor Fixed Term

Position Summary

Teach HRLR 410 Voice and Democracy at Work Fall 2023 in the School of Human Resources & Labor Relations. This course provides an overview of different forms of employee voice.  Students will compare and contrast different models, including employee voice in the workplace, the formation of teams, worker-owned cooperatives, employee representation on corporate boards and works councils.

Position is planned to recur every Fall Semester

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Human Resources Managment or related field

Desired Degree

Doctorate -Human Resources Managment or related field

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in human resources management or related field.
  • Successful experience as an instructor or teaching assistant in a related area, at university level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at undergraduate or graduate university level. 
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with undergraduate or graduate students.
  • Emerging or established record of scholarly activity. 

Required Application Materials

To apply, please visit the MSU job postings website ( and search for posting in the faculty/academic staff section. 

Please submit the following:

  • cover letter indicating reasons for interest and explanation of qualifications, and
  • a curriculum vitae including contact information for at least two references. 

Special Instructions

Further inquiries should be directed to: Michelle Kaminski

Review of Applications Begins On




Department Statement

The School of Human Resources and Labor Relations (SHRLR) aims to impact the world of work through research, teaching and outreach in a way that improves employer-employee relationships, creating opportunities for sustained competitive advantage, impact, and rewarding and equitable work lives. As a School, we are committed to building a diverse community that values integrity and excellence in research, that respects a broad range of backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences, and embraces individual differences. We treat each other with respect and reject hate in any form.

SHRLR offers the Human Capital & Society degree, which trains students in effective organizational staffing and leadership, building motivating workplaces, managing global/local legal compliance, fostering diversity and inclusiveness, and analyzing total rewards and labor market data.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jun 22, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 22, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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