The internationally ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business prepares students for professional success now and across their careers. Within a vibrant intellectual community, we are a source of expertise, research, and talent that influences the business practices of tomorrow. At Smeal, we are building connections, creating opportunities, and producing results. The strategic priorities of integrity, diversity, and sustainability form the foundation on which the Penn State Smeal College of Business is built. In and out of our classrooms, across our departments and programs, and throughout our global network of alumni and partners, we are a business school responsive to the demands of business today. The Penn State Smeal College of Business depends on more than 275 faculty and staff to support our strategic priorities and serve the needs of more than 6,000 students. Media outlets and independent observers regularly rank the Smeal College of Business among the best institutions in the world. Please visit http://www.smeal.psu.edu/ for additional information.
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Open Faculty Positions
To be considered for any faculty position, candidates must apply online at *Penn State Jobs website.
*Due to the large number of job vacancies listed on the PSU jobs website, we have also provided the direct URL to the job announcement and application process under each job title listed below.
Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Accounting
The Department of Accounting of The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in accounting at any rank beginning in Fall 2016. Job Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or be in the final stages of their dissertation), demonstrate interest in and capacity to conduct quality scholarly research, and a high level of teaching competence in accounting, auditing, or taxation. Candidates for the Associate or Full Professor position should have an excellent record of research publications, as well as involvement in doctoral education, and undergraduate and graduate curriculum development. Faculty members are expected to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities. Application Procedures: To apply for this position, applicants must: Submit the following documents as PDF files to firstname.lastname@example.org: vita, copies of representative working papers, teaching evaluations (when applicable), names of references or letters of reference, which should include the applicant’s name in the subject line. Candidates must also apply for the position on the Penn State Jobs website. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. More information about the department and the Smeal College of Business is available at www.smeal.psu.edu/accounting.
Clinical Professor in Accounting
The Department of Accounting of The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) seeks to fill a Clinical Professor in Accounting beginning in Fall 2016. The individual will be responsible for teaching a range of courses in accounting and related disciplines. Instructional responsibilities may vary from year to year and may include teaching of undergraduate sections with large enrollments. In addition to instruction, the individual will support the teaching mission of the Department through regular office hours, student counseling and advising, involvement in student extra-curricular activities, and academic administration. Desired qualifications include professional designations in accounting, advanced degrees (particularly in the field of accounting), and relevant work experience in accounting. The salary and benefits will be competitive, and commensurate with qualification and experience. The position will be structured as a renewable multi-year contract. Application Procedure: To apply for this position, applicants must: Submit the following documents as PDF files to email@example.com: resume, names of references or letters of reference, which should include the applicant’s name in the subject line. Candidates must also apply for the position on the Penn State Jobs website. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. More information about the department and the Smeal College of Business is available at www.smeal.psu.edu/accounting.
Assistant / Associate Professor of Finance
The Department of Finance of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to fill one full-time, tenure-track appointment in Finance. Desired rank is at the assistant or associate level. Job description / Qualifications: This position is a tenure-track appointment with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels. Candidates must have a PhD or DBA in finance or related field, or expect to complete all requirements during the current academic year. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to conduct quality research and publish in the top journals in the field. The ability to contribute quality teaching should also be evidenced. Rank will depend on the record of research and teaching accomplishments. Position available: Fall 2016 Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Application procedure: Applications deadline is December 1, 2015 or until the position is filled. Candidates should upload a letter of application, curriculum vita and evidence of quality research and teaching. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinical Professor of Finance
The Department of Finance of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a full-time Clinical Professor of Finance. Job description / Qualifications: This is a non-tenure track appointment in the Department primarily emphasizing teaching responsibilities in its Undergraduate and MBA Programs. The appointment will be made on a three to five-year renewable contract. Rank is open and will depend upon experience and qualifications. All areas of teaching expertise will be considered. This position is an ideal appointment for individuals wishing to concentrate on teaching and related activities such as mentoring and advising. A Ph.D. in Finance or related discipline is preferred. Teaching experience is required. Position available: Fall 2016. Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Application procedure: Applications deadline is December 1, 2015 or until the position is filled. Candidates should upload a letter of application, curriculum vita and evidence of quality teaching. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to email@example.com.
Clinical Professor of Marketing
The Marketing Department in the Smeal College of Business is seeking a clinical professor charged with developing and managing the Graduate Certificate in Marketing Analytics to be delivered online through Penn State’s World Campus. The Graduate Certificate in Marketing Analytics is an online, post-baccalaureate program for students interested in a career in marketing and consulting that requires substantive and analytical skills in data-driven decision making. Key responsibilities include taking a leadership role in content creation and course design, mentoring students, teaching one or more courses, and developing the program through recruiting efforts and corporate partnerships. As the program grows and experiences success, candidates may have additional opportunities to support the online MBA program, develop and deliver executive education courses, and engage with the resident undergraduate and graduate programs. The ideal candidate will have relevant academic background and practical experience in marketing analytics, and is expected to keep up with current developments in business data analysis and its implementation in organizations. The candidate should also be able to establish relationships with companies actively engaged in marketing analytics, assist with recruiting students to the program, and make presentations to industry and academic audiences. Appointees to clinical professorships generally have a Ph.D. as their terminal degree. However, in some circumstances, senior executives with extensive business experience can be appointed to these positions. This is a three-year, fixed-term renewable appointment. This position is based in University Park, Pennsylvania, but well-qualified remote work candidates who can on occasion travel to University Park to conduct meetings with faculty, staff, students, and/or corporate partners will also be considered. Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with the background and experience of the chosen candidate. We expect to fill the position by January 1, 2016, if not sooner.
Assistant Professor of Business
The Department of Risk Management of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) seeks to fill an Assistant Professor of Business position in Actuarial Science beginning Fall 2016. This position is a tenure-track appointment with teaching responsibilities. Candidates must have a PhD (granted or nearly complete). Preference will be given to those with a degree in hand in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics (with an Actuarial Science concentration), or a closely related field. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to conduct quality research publishable in the top academic actuarial and related journals, and provide classroom and individual instruction for degree-seeking students. Penn State faculty members are expected to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Although applications will be considered until the position is filled, preference will be given to applications received by December 1, 2015. Candidates should upload a letter of application and contact information of references. Please include a copy of curriculum vita and evidence of quality research and teaching where appropriate. For further information, please contact Keith J. Crocker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Risk Management is home to faculty in Actuarial Science, Business Economics, Business Law, Enterprise Risk Management, International Business and Real Estate. Our undergraduate Risk Management major offers options in Actuarial Science, Enterprise Risk Management, and Real Estate. Our undergraduate Actuarial Science program is currently the largest in the United States based on the number of majors and the number of students passing the actuarial examinations. We also have a strong PhD program in Real Estate.
Clinical Professor in Real Estate and Assistant or Executive Director of the Institute for Real Estate Studies
The Department of Risk Management in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (www.smeal.psu.edu) invites applications for a clinical faculty position in real estate. This is a three-year renewable, fixed-term position. Job Description/Qualifications: Clinical faculty teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs and participate in the research mission of the department. A Ph.D. degree in real estate, economics or finance is required. The appointment may be made in the ranks of professor, associate professor, or assistant professor depending on the qualification of the candidate. Information about the Department can be found at http://www.smeal.psu.edu/rm. This position will also perform in the role of Assistant or Executive Director for the Institute for Real Estate Studies. The Assistant or Executive Director will work closely with the Director to promote the research and educational mission of the Institute. Information about the Institute can be found at http://www.smeal.psu.edu/ires. Application Procedures: Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. The appointment will be effective Summer or Fall of 2016 and salary is commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should upload a detailed C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of reference.
Tenure-Track Positions with the Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems
The SC&IS Department of The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business invites applicants for two tenure-track positions (open rank) in Information Systems to begin Fall 2016. Candidates must have a doctorate (granted or near completion) in information systems or a directly related field, and a strong commitment to high quality research and teaching excellence. Particularly desirable are candidates with focused interests in business analytics, ERP and supply chain processes, healthcare IT, or information security. Salary and rank are competitive. The Smeal College offers a vibrant, collegial working environment and excellent campus facilities. The Supply Chain & Information Systems Department (www.smeal.psu.edu/scis) has strong connections with the business community. There is also a strong culture of collaboration with other disciplines in the Smeal College and with other colleges, including the College of Engineering and the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST). For more information, please visit www.smeal.psu.edu/research. Conferences: Department representatives plan to attend the INFORMS CIST conference in Philadelphia, October 31 – November 1, and the ICIS conference in Fort Worth, December 13-16. Candidates interested in being considered for a preliminary interview at one of these conferences should submit their materials by October 15, 2015. Application Procedure: Applicants for Associate and Full Professor ranks should upload a letter of intent indicating interest in a senior position, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a CV. The CV should include education, publications, scholarly activities, research funding, courses taught, evidence of teaching capability, and professional work experience. Applicants for Assistant Professor rank should upload a letter of intent, a statement of specific research and teaching interests, a CV, graduate transcripts, and contact information only for three references. Although applications will be considered until the position is filled, preference will be given to applications received by October 15, 2015. For further information, please contact Janie Jones at email@example.com.