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Human and Organizational Development Assistant or Associate Professor Position at University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada

  • 1.  Human and Organizational Development Assistant or Associate Professor Position at University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada

    Posted 09-14-2020 15:09



    UQAM is seeking qualified candidates to join its faculty and ensure quality development in all areas of activity.

    The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is world-renowned. The School of Management (ESG UQAM) is UQAM's largest faculty with 300 professors, 3 Canada Research Chairs, 12 Research Partnership Chairs, and 6 inter-university research centres. The School of Management (ESG UQAM)'s Department of Organization and Human Resources is comprised of 45 professors from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, including human resources management, organizational behaviour, labour relations, industrial and organizational psychology, organizational development, and social and collective business management.

    All Department of Organization and Human Resources job postings can be found at https://orh.esg.uqam.ca/offres-demploi/


    The growing reliance on technology and artificial intelligence in the current organizational context and the reality of today's job market mean employee and manager training and coaching needs are not only maintained but increased. Organizational learning and knowledge transfer are major issues at an organizational level. The Department of Organization and Human Resources, recognized for its multidisciplinary team, is seeking a professor whose teaching and research interests align with these issues and who will:

    • Teach and supervise training, coaching, and organizational development management students at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels
    • Conduct human and organizational development research
    • Perform community services (activities that contribute to the university's operations and community outreach)


    • PhD in administration, organizational psychology or equivalent field, with thesis or recent research on aspects of human and organizational development
    • Ability to teach training, coaching and organizational development management, and related areas to students at all three levels of study, as evidenced by student evaluations of teaching
    • Experience and research achievements in the field of human and organizational development, as demonstrated by publications
    • Ability to disseminate research findings, as proven by scientific publications and communications and knowledge transfer
    • Professional expertise in the field of human and organizational development
    • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary department team
    • Interest in and capacity for teamwork
    • Proven capacity to work independently and prioritize projects, with strong self-management skills and sense of professional ethics
    • Fluent in French (spoken and written)*

    * The successful candidate must demonstrate a functional mastery of the French language (ability to teach in French) before the starting date. Adequate proficiency in the French language (level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) is required to obtain tenure in accordance with the provisions of the UQAM-SPUQ's collective agreement. French-language classes may be offered.

    STARTING DATE:                               June 1, 2021

    SALARY:              Based on the UQAM-SPUQ collective agreement

    The Université du Québec à Montréal supports equal access to employment. If you are a woman, a member of a visible minority, a member of an ethnic group, an Indigenous person or a person with a disability who meets the requirements of this position, UQAM invites you to apply. We encourage people who identify with any of these groups to complete the Identification Questionnaire at the link below and attach it to their application: www.rhu.uqam.ca/visitors/egalite (French only). Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    Interested applicants are asked to submit a detailed, dated and signed resumé in French, along with a cover letter (two pages maximum), three letters of reference, a summary of their research plan (three pages maximum), a teaching philosophy (three pages maximum) and student evaluations of teaching BEFORE 5 P.M. (EST) ON OCTOBER 15 to:

    Joanne Renaud, Executive Secretary
    Department of Organization and Human Resources
    School of Management (ESG UQAM)
    Université du Québec à Montréal
    Phone:  514-987-3000 ext. 3396
    Email: renaud.joanne@uqam.ca

    Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
    ESG School of Management
    UQAM - Université Du Québec À Montréal