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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.

The Pennsylvania State University’s main campus (University Park) is located in the heart of State College, PA.  Commonly referred to as “Happy Valley”, our community features charms of a small town with the opportunities typically only experienced in larger cities. 

In 2010, State College was ranked as the third-safest metropolitan area in the United States.  In 2013, it was ranked as the third best college town in the United States. In addition, the INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has awarded PSU the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

For more details on our competitive benefit package and what our community has to offer, please visit: http://ohr.psu.edu/prospective-employee/

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. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Recruitment and Compensation Division at vacancy@psu.edu or 814-865-1387.

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

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
https://psu.jobs/job/67206

The Department of Accounting of The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in accounting at any rank beginning in Fall 2017. 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 (financial or managerial), 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 be considered for this position, applicants must apply directly online at https://psu.jobs/job/67206. In addition, interested candidates are to also submit the following documents as PDF files to : 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. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance

Department of Finance
https://psu.jobs/job/67098

The Department of Finance of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) seeks to fill at least one full-time, tenure-track appointment in Finance for Fall 2017.  Desired rank is at the assistant or associate level. This position is a tenure-track appointment with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels.  Faculty members are expected to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities. Candidates must have a PhD or DBA (granted or near completion) in finance or a related field.  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.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue 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://psu.jobs/job/67098. Applications will not be accepted via mail or email. In addition, letters of recommendation should be sent directly to finance@smeal.psu.edu.

Candidates are to apply directly online at: https://psu.jobs/job/67098

 

Clinical Faculty in the Management and Organization Department

Department of Management and Organization
https://psu.jobs/job/67238

The Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) is seeking to hire a clinical faculty member in the Management and Organization Department to start in the Fall 2017. Clinical professors in the Smeal College of Business have a primary focus on teaching and enhancing the teaching mission of the school by bringing business knowledge, experiences and perspectives to the classroom and by advancing the goal of student-centeredness. Clinical professors have outstanding professional credentials and typically have a PhD as their terminal degree. Key responsibilities of this open Clinical professor position will include course development and teaching the core management course in our new Smeal College of Business Certificate program. The program provides non-business students with the background and knowledge for careers in corporate and not-for-profit settings, and an integrated approach to management, finance, global operations, product development and promotion, and legal aspects of business. The Business Certificate management course involves teaching large section classes; past experience in teaching large groups is beneficial. While teaching the Business Certificate management course will be the primary focus of this position, the teaching load will be six courses (18 credits) per academic year and will likely involve teaching other management courses beyond the Business Certificate classes per the ongoing needs of the M&O department. Teaching the Business Certificate course in the summer is also a possibility, as is developing and teaching an online version. Candidates with experience in course development and implementation in the on-line space is also of particular interest. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2016 and will continue until the position has been filled. Please upload the following application materials electronically (pdf or MS-Word files): letter of interest, CV, and a teaching statement which includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and an explanation of teaching philosophy directly online at: https://psu.jobs/job/67238. Please have three recommendation letters sent to Tena Ishler, Administrative Support Coordinator, in the M&O Department at . The Department of Management and Organization offers undergraduate majors in management and in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, several core and elective courses in the Smeal College’s full-time and executive MBA programs, a PhD program, and operates the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Garber Venture Capital Center, and the Center for Teams and Negotiation.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Department of Management & Organization
https://psu.jobs/job/64897

The Management and Organization Department in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) has a full-time, tenure-track position open in the area of Strategic Management, Organization Theory, or Entrepreneurship beginning in Fall 2017. We are seeking high-quality candidates with strong research records. An interest in research and teaching in the areas of sustainability, ethics, corporate social responsibility, creativity, innovation, or entrepreneurship would be considered a plus (but are not required). Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or be in the final stages), demonstrate an interest in and a track record for conducting high-quality scholarly research, as well as a high level of teaching competence.

Job Requirements: Candidates for the position should provide evidence of strong research potential, preferably with an early career record of publication(s)/acceptance(s). We expect faculty members to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate-level teaching, help to supervise graduate students, and engage in professional service. We have a strong preference for candidates with publications in premier journals, who have a research program with high-impact potential underway, and who are able to connect with a wide array of colleagues in our department.

The application deadline is October 15, 2016 or until the position is filled.  Please upload the following application materials electronically (pdf or MS-Word files): letter of interest, CV, and three selected publications. Please have three recommendation letters sent to Tena Ishler, Administrative Support Coordinator, in the M&O Department at tri3@psu.edu.

Candidates are to apply directly online at: https://psu.jobs/job/64897


Assistant/Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Department of Management and Organization
https://psu.jobs/job/67792

The Management and Organization Department in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) has a full-time, tenure-track position open in the area of Organizational Behavior beginning in Fall 2017. We are seeking high-quality candidates with strong research records. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or be in the final stages), demonstrate an interest in and a track record for conducting high-quality scholarly research, as well as a high level of teaching competence. Job Requirements: Candidates for the position should provide evidence of strong research potential, preferably with an early career record of publication(s)/acceptance(s). We expect faculty members to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate-level teaching, help to supervise graduate students, and engage in professional service. We have a strong preference for candidates with publications in premier journals, who have a research program with high-impact potential underway, and who are able to connect with a wide array of colleagues in our department. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates are to apply directly online at https://psu.jobs/job/67792. Please upload the following application materials electronically (pdf or MS-Word files): letter of interest, CV, and three selected publications. Please have three recommendation letters sent to Tena Ishler, Administrative Support Coordinator, in the Management and Organization Department at tri3@psu.edu. 

Candidates are to apply directly online at: 
https://psu.jobs/job/67792

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Department Of Marketing
https://psu.jobs/job/63994

The Marketing Department in the Smeal College of Business, Penn State University (University Park, PA) seeks to fill one tenure-track faculty position beginning in Fall 2017 at the 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. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (granted or nearly completed) 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://psu.jobs/job/63994 and include a cover letter to Professor Andrew Petersen along with a CV. For further information, please contact Andrew Petersen at .

 

Clinical Professor in Real Estate and Assistant/Executive Director of the Institute for Real Estate Studies

Department of Risk Management and Institute for Real Estate Studies
https://psu.jobs/job/67281

The Department of Risk Management in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) 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, finance or related field 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/executive 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 immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Subject to budgetary conditions, the appointment will be effective Summer or Fall of 2017 and salary is commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should upload a detailed C.V., and evidence of teaching effectiveness directly online at: https://psu.jobs/job/67281. In addition, three letters of references should be emailed to .


Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position

Department of Risk Management
https://psu.jobs/job/67279

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 beginning Fall 2017, subject to budgetary conditions. 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, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Subject to budgetary conditions, the appointment will be effective Fall 2017 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://psu.jobs/job/67279. In addition, applicants for the assistant professor level should have three letters of references emailed to .

Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law

Department of Risk Management
https://psu.jobs/job/67887

The Department of Risk Management of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) seeks to fill a clinical appointment in Business Law for Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be hired at the Clinical Assistant Professor rank. This position is a clinical appointment with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and potentially MBA levels. A qualified candidate must demonstrate a high level of teaching competence and be capable of undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as supervising graduate students. Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school (granted or near completion). Candidates with a second degree in a business-related field at either the masters or undergraduate level and/or teaching experience in higher education in the field of business law are particularly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must submit a letter of application. Please also submit a copy of curriculum vita, the names of at least three references, and evidence of quality teaching where appropriate. If you have questions about the position, please contact Dan Cahoy, Professor of Business Law, Smeal College of Business at DanCahoy@psu.edu.

Candidates are to apply directly online at: 
https://psu.jobs/job/67887


Tenure-Track Positions (Open Rank)

Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems (SC&IS)
https://psu.jobs/job/66996

The SC&IS Department of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) invites qualified applications for one or more tenure-track positions at open rank in Supply Chain Management.  Position(s) would begin Fall 2017, subject to final budget approval.  Salary is competitive.

Candidates must have a doctorate degree (granted or near completion) in supply chain management or related field and a strong commitment to research and teaching excellence.  Faculty members are expected to pursue an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities. Particularly desirable are candidates with a demonstrable commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment, an engaged interest in collaborative learning environments, and an enthusiasm for working in a diverse and multidisciplinary intellectual environment.

The SC&IS Department comprises a vibrant, research-active faculty with specific research and teaching interests that run the gamut from strategic procurement to logistics and distribution, from manufacturing and services strategy to retail operations, from sustainable supply chains to behavioral operations management, from health care management to decision analytics.  We seek a candidate who would complement these interests while adding depth in the form of scope or methodology. 

The Smeal College of Business offers a collegial working environment and excellent campus facilities. The SC&IS Department (www.smeal.psu.edu/scis) has strong connections with the business community through research centers that provide opportunities to interface with faculty across various disciplines within Smeal and across Penn State. For more information, please visit www.smeal.psu.edu/research

Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted directly online at: https://psu.jobs/job/66996. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications will not be accepted via mail or email.  For further information, please contact Dawn Corman at drc18@psu.edu

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 research and teaching interests, a CV, and contact information for three references.  If attending the INFORMS 2016 Annual Conference, please indicate presentation slot.

Interested candidates are to apply directly online at: https://psu.jobs/job/66996