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.

Penn State Behrend (http://www.behrend.psu.edu) is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State in Erie, Pennsylvania. The college is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach, and prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. The Black School of Business is accredited by AACSB International and the School of Engineering is a US News top 50 undergraduate engineering school. The schools jointly occupy a new $30 million facility providing a basis for a multi-disciplinary educational experience for students, interdisciplinary research for faculty, and joint opportunities for industry engagement. 

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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Marketing Faculty Position

The Black School of Business of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position in Marketing starting August 2016. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment, subject to funding, at the rank of assistant or associate professor (Ph.D. or DBA required; ABDs considered at the instructor level).  

Candidates should have an interest in teaching and research with a focus on one or more of the following areas - marketing analytics, marketing strategy, and social media marketing.  Both high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship are expected. A record of relevant industry experience, online teaching experience and a background or interest in entrepreneurship is desirable.

Teaching Responsibilities: Teaching assignments will consist of the equivalent of 15 credits for the academic year and include a combination of marketing courses at both undergraduate and the graduate levels.  This position also may involve teaching online programs and/or at an off campus location.

Research Support: Includes guaranteed summer research support, 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 suitable candidates are identified.  Candidates must have teaching experience and must provide evidence of strong teaching ability.  Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies http://guru/psu.edu/policies/OHR/hr99.html. 

Applicants must submit a letter of application along with a 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 #59752

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Economics Faculty Position

The Black School of Business of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in Economics starting August 2016. Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor (Ph.D. or ABD in Economics is required). An ability to teach courses in Business Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Econometrics and/or Forecasting is desirable.

Also desirable of candidates for this position is an interest to contribute to the Economic Research Institute of Erie (ERIE) www.ERIEdata.org.  ERIE is an applied research unit of the Black School that currently functions to support the Erie regional economy through outreach programs and grants while also engaging the business community through arrange of projects.

Teaching Responsibilities:  The teaching assignment is equivalent to 15 credits per academic year. This position involves teaching undergraduate courses in economics at both the introductory and intermediate levels. 

Research Support:  Includes 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: Submit a letter of application along with a curriculum vita 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. Please submit three letters of recommendation to: ale19@psu.edu Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies http://guru/psu.edu/policies/OHR/hr99.html

Choose Campus:  Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; See job # 59503.

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Accounting Faculty Position

The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position in accounting starting August 2016  Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor (Ph.D. or DBA required; ABDs considered at the instructor level).  Applicants with interest in all areas of accounting will be considered. Both high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship are expected. A record of relevant industry experience and professional certification is desirable. 

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 will involve teaching in the residential MPAcc program and forthcoming on-line MPAcc program.  

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.  Employment offer includes funds for moving expenses.

Application: Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, combined three letters of recommendation into one document, copies of recent student evaluations, one research writing sample, to the link below. Choose Campus: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job: Academic Jobs, see Job 58785

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Project Management/Supply Chain Management Faculty Position

The Black School of Business of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position starting August 2016 with a focus on Project Management with Supply Chain Management as a secondary area of interest. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor (Ph.D. or DBA with a primary discipline focus in Project Management, followed by Operations and Supply Chain Management is required). Ph.D or DBA in Industrial Engineering, or related fields with an emphasis on projects and with a Master’s degree in business will be considered) ABDs will be considered at the instructor level). A record of relevant industry experience, online teaching experience, and ability to teach courses in project management are desirable. Both high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship are expected.

The Black School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, listed among the Best Business Schools by Princeton Review and offers 9 undergraduate majors, a part time/evening MBA program delivered at two locations, a Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc), and an online program in Masters in Project Management (MPM). It is the administrative and academic home of the University’s online MBA program through Penn State World Campus which is ranked among the top ten by the US News and World report.

The School has a focus on interdisciplinary programs such as the Interdisciplinary Business & Engineering Studies degree, one of only a few such distinctive programs in the country, the MPM program and an International Business degree which also allows students to specialize in a functional area such as business economics or finance.

Teaching Responsibilities: Teaching assignments will consist of the equivalent of 15 credits for the academic year and include a combination of project management and supply chain management courses courses at both undergraduate and the graduate levels.  This position also may involve teaching online programs and/or at an off campus location.

Research Support: Includes guaranteed summer research support, 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:  Applicants must submit a letter of application along with a curriculum vita, one research writing sample, copies of recent student evaluations (including an explanation of the rating system and a description of the courses being evaluated) to the link below.  Also please submit three letters of recommendation to PSCM Search Committee, Penn State Erie, Black School of Business,  5101 Jordan Road, Erie PA  16563-1400. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Choose Campus: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job: Academic Jobs, see Job #60007

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