Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer in Project and Supply Chain Management
The Black School of Business of Penn State Behrend is seeking qualified applicants for a non-tenure track, 2-year faculty position with possibility for renewal, starting August 2021 with a focus on Project Management and the ability to teach courses in statistics and Supply Chain Management.
Depending on the qualifications, candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Lecturer (if candidate holds a master's degree) or Assistant Teaching Professor (if the candidate holds a doctorate).
Required qualifications include:
Master's in Business Administration (MBA), Engineering, or related fields and the ability to teach at the university level (minimum).
Record of relevant industry experience in project management, online teaching experience, and background in ERP systems such as SAP are desirable.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to teaching a combination of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These courses will include both on-line and residential instruction. Specific teaching assignments may include introductory courses in business statistics and introductory and advanced courses in project management and supply chain management.
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and, Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University. Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.
The Black School of Business:
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 residential MBA delivered at two locations, a Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc), and an online Master of Project Management (MPM) program, distinctive programs in the country, and an International Business degree, which also allows students to specialize in a functional area such as business economics or finance. The school supports a growing, all-campus interest in research that addresses issues of women's health, energy and sustainability, and polymer science.
The Black School of Business occupies a new $30 million facility with the School of Engineering providing a basis for multi-disciplinary educational experience for students, interdisciplinary research for faculty, and joint opportunities for industry engagement. The $20 million endowment, market value of which is approximately $44 million today, provides significant support for the School's programs. The endowment helps fund undergraduate scholarships, graduate assistantships, library and information technology resources, outreach activities, several faculty chairs and endowed professorships, as well as new programming initiatives.
Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area's economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It's easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living.
Commitment to Diversity:
Workforce diversity, cultural inclusiveness, and employment equity are deeply rooted in Penn State's historic mission. Just as we are committed to being a diverse educational environment, we are also committed to being a diverse working community. As a community, we endeavor to be a mixture of cultural backgrounds, life experiences, individual perspectives, and numerous other characteristics that add variety and vitality to the workplace.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Applicants must submit curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation combined into one document, and copies of recent student evaluations, if available, (including an explanation of the rating system and a description of the courses being evaluated) when applying. All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
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