Academic position in Human Resource Management

The School of Business at Reykjavik University is looking to hire a faculty member in Human Resource Management or related fields. Position level can range from assistant professor to full professor, depending on the qualifications of the applicant and on formal assessment.



The successful candidate should hold a PhD in Human Resource Management, Organizational Psychology or related fields, be a passionate researcher with a clear vision to have an impact in the field. A dedicated teacher with a relevant research experience and college-level teaching experience and ability to teach courses such as Human Resource Management, Performance Management, Recruiting, Change Management, and Training and Development.

The candidate should have good inter-personal skills and be committed to contribute to further development of the School and take on appropriate responsibilities at the School and University level. Relocation assistance is available, and RU is a bi-lingual university where master´s level courses are taught in English.


Applications containing a cover letter, a short description of courses taught, and a curriculum vitae summarizing the academic record and publications of the applicant should be submitted through our application form before November 1st, 2018.


For further information, interested candidates are invited to contact the Dean of the School of Business Dr. Páll Ríkharðsson ( or Sigríður Elín Guðlaugsdóttir ( Executive Director of Human Resources and Quality.


The role of Reykjavik University is to create and disseminate knowledge to enhance the competitiveness and quality of life for individuals and society, guided by good ethics, sustainability and responsibility. There are four schools within the university; School of Business, School of Computer Science, School of Law and School of Science and Engineering. Education and research at RU are based on strong ties with industry and society. We emphasize interdisciplinary collaboration, international relations and entrepreneurship. Currently, Reykjavik University has around 3.700 students and 250 faculty and employees in addition to numerus adjunct faculty.





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  • Reykjavik University
  • Menntavegur 1
  • 101 Reykjavík
  • Phone nr: +354 599 6200