Prospective Black School of Business Faculty & Staff

 Employment Opportunities

Dual – Appointment in Business and Engineering

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position
Black School of Business and School of Engineering

Penn State Behrend invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position at the rank of Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Assistant Professor to teach in the College’s interdisciplinary programs in business and engineering beginning August 2016. Primary appointment will be either in the Black School of Business or the School of Engineering. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching and must be a team player with the ability to work with and across disciplines. Qualified candidates should have a master’s level degree in engineering or business with industry experience in new product development and/or manufacturing. Candidates with a Ph.D. or DBA in Industrial Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Operations Strategy, or a closely related field with experience in new product development, quality management, operations strategy, and/or manufacturing are preferred.

This position will involve teaching in the College’s distinct B.S. in Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies (IBE) and Master of Manufacturing Management (MMM) degree programs as well as advising capstone design projects. Candidates will be expected to teach using the tools of strategic management, engineering, and manufacturing concepts and principles to instruct students in the evaluation of new product introduction including feasibility, design, manufacturability, and intellectual property rights.

Application:  Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  Please address letter of application with a vita, copies of recent student evaluations, one research writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to the link below, please indicate BUSENG-16BUSWEB as where you found this job in your cover letter.  Choose Campus:  Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job:  Academic Jobs, See Job #60849

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Part-Time Instructors - MIS

The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has a need for a part-time instructor in business for fall (August 2016). Responsibilities include using a syllabus and course materials approved by the Black School of Business to teach courses offered in our baccalaureate programs. Required qualifications include: evidence of an earned master’s degree in a business or related discipline or a baccalaureate degree with significant industrial experience; evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching including use of current technology, commensurate with experience; and evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.  Specific instructional needs include MIS 204 - Introduction to Business Information Systems.

Individuals with significant industry experience interested in teaching courses in any area of business are welcome to apply. 

Applicants must submit a letter of application along with a curriculum vita, copies of recent student evaluations, two letters of reference combined into one document to the link below.Choose Campus:  Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job: Academic #63321;  https://psu.jobs/  


Part-Time Instructor - ECON

The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has a need for a part-time instructor in business for fall 2016 and for spring 2017.  Responsibilities include using a syllabus and course materials approved by the Black School of Business to teach courses offered in our baccalaureate programs. Required qualifications include: evidence of an earned master’s degree in a business or related discipline or a baccalaureate degree with significant industrial experience; evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching including use of current technology, commensurate with experience; and evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Specific instructional needs include:  Introductory Microeconomics Analysis and Policy (ECON 102) 3 credits.  Methods of economic analysis and their use; price determination; theory of the firm; distribution.  Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (ECON 104) 3 credits.  National income measurement; aggregate economic models; money and income; policy problems. Individuals with significant industry experience interested in teaching courses in any area of business are welcome to apply. Applicants must submit a letter of application along with a curriculum vita, copies of recent student evaluations, two letters of reference combined into one document to the link provided. http://psu.job/

Choose Campus: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job: Academic Jobs, see Job # 63563

 

 

Management Information Systems Tenure Track Faculty Position

The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position in Management Information Systems (MIS) beginning in August 2017.  Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of assistant professor (Ph.D. or DBA required in MIS, Management Science, or Operations Research/related area; ABDs considered at the instructor level).  Applicants with research and teaching in the analytics domain as well as functional expertise in an area using analytics will be given strong preference. A fit with the School’s interdisciplinary focus may be achieved by candidates demonstrating interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching in their application materials. A record of relevant industry experience and professional certification are desirable.  Both high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship are expected.

Teaching responsibilities:  Standard teaching load consists of the equivalent of 15 credits for the academic year and includes undergraduate and master’s level courses. This position may involve teaching in the University’s on-line MBA program as well as future hybrid or online programs.  The successful candidate should be able to teach one or more of the following: database, systems analysis or system design.  Additionally the candidate should expect to teach courses in business analytics, business intelligence, data mining, or other relevant courses in an analytics program.  The candidate should also expect to participate in the development of an undergraduate and graduate focus on analytics.

Research Support:  Includes guaranteed summer research support, computing support for individual faculty members, full access to major statistical packages and databases, as well as funded travel to professional meetings. The University is an SAP Alliance partner and the Black School has an educational alliance with Oracle.  Both SAP and Oracle functional databases are available for use by faculty and students.  A partial listing of available databases includes:  WRDS, CRSP, Compustat, Eventus, Lexis-Nexis, I/B/E/S, PHLX data, NYSE TAQ, PACAP, Bureau von Dijk, Datastream and Worldscope.

Salary:  Negotiable and competitive with AACSB-accredited schools of business. 

Application: Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation combined into one document, and copies of recent student evaluations (if applicable) to the link below. Choose Campus: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job: Academic Jobs, see Job #63821

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Administrative Support Assistant 2

The Black School of Business is seeking applications for an Administrative Support Assistant 2. Typical work activities include, but are not limited to, coordinating events, conferences, seminars, meetings and lectures; providing administrative support to the school director and faculty for reports, coursework, record keeping and confidential correspondence; recruiting coordination for faculty positions; assisting with web-site maintenance and social media forums as well as assisting students with inquires, forms and registration. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working in a college/university setting is strongly desired. Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office are necessary. The successful candidate should demonstrate: the ability to work cooperatively with various levels of the faculty, staff and outside constituents; outstanding customer service orientations; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent judgment, analytical, and organizational skills; and the ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. The ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously, to prioritize, and to maintain confidentiality is essential. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

Choose Campus: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; see Job #63965

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Project Management Fixed Term Position

The Black School of Business of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking qualified applicants for a non-tenure-track, renewable, one-year fixed-term position in project management.  Depending on the qualifications, this position will be made at the rank of assistant professor or instructor starting August 2017 or earlier. Required qualifications include: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Masters in Engineering, or related fields, evidence of project management work experience, evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching including use of current technology, and evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Teaching Responsibilities: Teaching assignments will consist of the equivalent of up to 24 credits for the academic year and may include a combination of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities will include both on-line and residential instruction. Specific teaching assignments may include introductory courses in project management, technical project management, and advanced applications in project management.

Research Support: Includes full access to major statistical packages and databases, as well as funded travel to professional meetings.

Salary:  Negotiable and competitive with other AACSB-accredited schools of business.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Applicants must submit a letter of application along with curriculum vita, combine three letters of recommendation into one document, and copies of recent student evaluations (including an explanation of the rating system and a description of the courses being evaluated) to the link below. Choose Campus: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job: Academic Jobs, see Job # 64150

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