Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Business

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 23, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Business

Penn State Beaver invites applications for the position of Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Business (focus on Business Administration and Management Information Systems) (rank determined by qualifications), multi-year position, 36 weeks-3 years with potential for renewal, to begin August 2021, or as negotiated.

Penn State Beaver is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses each semester using various delivery methods including asynchronous web (online), synchronous video conferencing, face to face, and hybrid. This position entails teaching both for Penn State's World Campus Business Program (a completely online program with courses taught as they are designed) and the Penn State Beaver Business Program, delivering the majority of the courses online to the World Campus and the remaining courses to Penn State Beaver (delivery method varies). Beaver Campus will be the candidate's home campus, requiring a regular onsite presence at that campus, while conducting remote service and teaching for the World Campus program.

Teaching assignments include upper and lower division courses in business, technology, and analytics.

Participate in professional development and in course, curriculum and program development including assessment. Advise students and participate in campus, university, college and community/field service. Engage in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

Qualifications: Master's in Business Administration degree or a master's in business, technology, management information systems, or related field from an accredited institution is required. Industry experience in business, technology and/or analytics is preferred. Ability to support diverse student body and campus community, including appreciation and respect of differences in race and ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, religious affiliation, age and life experience, nationality, and language, and in physical capabilities. We actively look for faculty with a commitment to supporting diversity in their various roles. A commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment and an interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching are expected. Prior college-level and online teaching experience required.

Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Penn State University 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 World Campus is the University's fully online campus. The Business programming delivers world-class degrees that embody the same Penn State quality as courses taught in the traditional classroom environment. Programs are inter-college in nature, developed and taught by full-time Penn State faculty members across the Penn State Commonwealth Campus system and delivered to students around the world. Global enrollments have grown rapidly in these adult- and military-friendly programs. The Business courses have been designed to prepare students to pursue careers in all types of business and business organizations. For more information about Penn State's World Campus Business Program visit www.worldcampus.psu.edu/degrees-and-certificates/business-bachelors/overview.

Penn State Beaver is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 550 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 9 baccalaureate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Beaver have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. 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 Beaver campus, visit http://beaver.psu.edu/.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Professor Carey McDougall, Director of Academic Affairs, cem33@psu.edu.

For full consideration, applicants are required to submit as one PDF document a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, recent student teaching evaluations, the contact information for 3 or more references (letters are not required); and a diversity statement that details how your teaching, service and/or professional development has supported the success of students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note their plans for such work).

Closing Date: Application review begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

To apply, go to https://hr.psu.edu/careers. Click on the blue "Academic/Faculty" box and search by REQ_0000008255.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Beaver/Lecturer-Assistant-Teaching-Professor-of-Business_REQ_0000008255-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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