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. Smeal's academic departments typically manage faculty hiring decisions; currently open faculty positions are listed below. Staff-level hiring is managed by the Office of Human Resources, with openings posted to the Penn State Jobs website.
Employment with the University will require the successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups.
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, Department 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 2015.
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.
To apply for this position, applicants must Applicants should submit the following documents as PDF files to email@example.com:
• 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
In addition, applicants must complete the on-line form at: To be considered an applicant for this position, you must also fill out the one page PSU Application at: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53504
Although letters of reference submitted by email in PDF format are preferred, hard copies of the letters may be mailed to:
Department of Accounting
Smeal College of Business
354 Business Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
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, Department of Finance
The Department of Finance of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to fill two full-time, tenure-track appointments 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 2015
SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
Applications deadline is December 1, 2014 or until the position is filled. Candidates should upload a letter of application, curriculum vita and evidence of quality research and teaching directly online at: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53357. In addition, letters of recommendation should be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty Open-Rank Position, Department of Marketing
The Marketing Department in the Smeal College of Business, Penn State University (University Park, PA) seeks to fill one tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2015 at the senior assistant, associate or full professor level, with preference for more experienced candidates. The department seeks a candidate with a strong record of quality, scholarly research with focus on issues of managerial relevance, particularly in the area of B2B marketing. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and have demonstrated a high level of teaching competence in marketing. 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.
Candidates should apply directly online at https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#52223 and include a cover letter to Professor Gary Lilien and a CV.
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position, Department of Risk Management
The Department of Risk Management in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA), invites applications for a faculty position in Real Estate or Urban Economics with a secondary interest in Applied Econometrics beginning Fall 2015. Information about the Department can be found at http://www.smeal.psu.edu/rm.
This is a tenured/tenure track position and applications are invited at any level (assistant, associate, or full professor). Principal duties include research, teaching, public service, and participation in other departmental duties. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Real Estate, Economics, Finance, or related field and a demonstrated capacity to conduct quality scholarly research as well as high level of teaching competence. All successful candidates are expected to pursue an active research program and perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, including participation in the College’s Ph.D. program.
Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Appointment will be effective Fall 2015 and salary is commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should upload a detailed C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of research work directly online at: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53463.
Clinical Professor in Real Estate and Assistant 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 3-year renewable, fixed-term position.
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.
As assistant director for the Institute for Real Estate Studies, the position 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.
Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Appointment will be effective Summer or Fall of 2015 and salary is commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should upload a detailed C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of research work directly online at: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53465. In addition, three letters of references should be emailed to RESTclinical@smeal.psu.edu.
Tenure-Track Positions (All Ranks), Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems (SC&IS)
The SC&IS Department in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to fill two tenure-track positions in Supply Chain Management beginning Fall 2015.
We seek candidates with an established research stream and teaching interests in our five core supply chain management courses: strategic procurement, manufacturing and services strategies, demand fulfillment, supply chain analytics, and strategic supply chain design. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (granted or nearly complete) in a directly related primary field. The primary selection criteria are outstanding research potential, excellent teaching capabilities, and strong recommendations. 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.
The Supply Chain & Information Systems Department www.smeal.psu.edu/scis has strong connections with the business community through research centers, which provide both research and teaching linkages to other business disciplines in the Smeal College and to 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 will attend the CSCMP meeting in San Antonio, TX September 21-23, the INFORMS meeting in San Francisco, CA November 9-12; the DSI meeting in Tampa, FL November 22-24, and the International Conference on Information Systems in Auckland, New Zealand Dec. 14-17.
Candidates interested in being considered for a preliminary interview should upload their materials by September 15 for CSCMP, by November 1 for INFORMS and DSI, and by December 1 for ICIS.
Apply directly online at: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53612
For Assistant Professor Rank please upload a letter of application containing a clear statement of specific research and teaching interests, CV, graduate transcripts and contact information only for three references.
Applicants for Associate and Full Professor Ranks are asked to upload a letter indicating interest in a senior position, a letter of application containing 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.
Although applications will be considered until the position is filled, preference will be given to applications received by November 1, 2014. For further information, please contact Janie Jones at email@example.com.