Job Summary/Basic Function:

To teach introductory and advanced Human Capital Management, Training, and Development related undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, participate in scholarly endeavors appropriate to rank, and serve on department and college-wide committees.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have, or be nearing completion of, a D.B.A. or Ph.D. in a field related to Human Capital Management, Training, and Development and show evidence of at least two semesters teaching either human resource management, personnel management, human capital management, talent management systems or a similar introductory course. In addition applicant must show at least three years of relevant work experience and/or effective teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate courses.

We are seeking candidates who possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and who have demonstrated a commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining an inclusive environment in and out of the classroom.

Preferred Qualifications:

Professional or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas:

Training and development

Organizational analysis

  • Needs assessment
  • Program evaluation
  • Organizational development


  • Performance Technology
  • Organizational Performance
  • Performance improvement

Team building

Experience developing and teaching courses in an online, distance, and/or hybrid format.

We are especially seeking candidates who have worked with, done research with, or taught under-represented groups and have worked collaboratively across various departments in fostering success of underrepresented groups.

Job Requirements & Essential Functions of the Job:

Responsibilities: As teaching is our primary mission at Potsdam, demonstrated excellence in teaching is vital. Applicants are expected to teach introductory and advanced courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, advise students, and serve on department and college-wide committees. Teaching responsibilities may include online, hybrid, evening, weekend, and/or off-site course instruction. Tenure line faculty are also expected to conduct research suitable for publication.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration submit via SUNY Potsdam’s HR Web Portal: a cover letter describing your teaching philosophy and approach, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts, and a document with contact information for three to five references.

Local Title if different: Assistant Professor of Human Capital Management, Training, and Development