Penn State New Kensington invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Business Management, (tenure track 36-weeks) to begin August 2020. Teach a range of introductory and upper-division undergraduate courses (typically 9 credit hours per semester) for the B.S. degree in business; the selected candidate may contribute to our B.S. degree in project and supply chain management dependent upon the candidate's field of expertise. Teaching assignments will include evening classes and online/distributed instruction. Establish a substantial research agenda in the field of management and publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. A Ph.D. in management or a closely related discipline is required. ABD candidates will be considered if there is a clear completion date before August 1, 2020. Prior college-level and online teaching experience is strongly preferred. Broad teaching expertise in areas such as leadership and motivation, management and organization, strategic management, or international business will be important to this position. Demonstrated commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State New Kensington is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses located across the Commonwealth. Our 70-acre campus in scenic, rural Westmoreland County is situated only 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, and the location offers a wide range of lifestyles from urban to rural. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 600 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 10 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.newkensington.psu.edu/, and for further information about academics and Penn State, visit www.campuses.psu.edu. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Andrea Adolph, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: (724) 334-6031. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to the psu.jobs website. Other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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