Instructor Fixed Term

Michigan State University
May 16, 2025
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Instructor Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 861582 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 314, Legal Environment of Work, in Fall 2023, in the School of Human Resources & Labor Relations. This course provides understanding of and the ability to critique the rights of applicants and employees, and the legal responsibilities of employers in maintaining a diverse, non-discriminatory and safe work environment. Responsibilities include instruction of 3-credit course, grading, and overall course management.

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 or related field.

Desired Degree

Doctorate -human resources or related field.

Minimum Requirements

Master's degree in employment relations, human resource management, sociology, economics, or a related field.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Current expertise in at least one research area related to legal standards in the areas of employment and labor law in the United States.

Desired Qualifications

JD, Ph.D. Masters Degree in employment relations, human resource management, sociology, economics, or a related field.

Successful experience as an instructor or teaching assistant in the area of employment and labor law at a university level.

Demonstrated ability to interact with undergraduate students.

Required Application Materials

To apply, please visit the MSU job postings website ( and search for Posting No. 861582 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

    Inquiries should be directed to: Professor Michelle Kaminski ([email protected])

    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.

    To find out more about the School, visit our website:

    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: May 16, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: May 16, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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