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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

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53504)

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.

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 PROCEDURE:
To apply for this position, applicants must Applicants should submit the following documents as PDF files to acctgrecruiting@smeal.psu.edu:

•    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

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:

Recruiting Committee
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

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53357)

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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
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 finance@smeal.psu.edu.

 

Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship, Department of Management and Organization

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#54241)

The Department of Management and Organization in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a full-time “Clinical Professor” of Entrepreneurship.  Background:  The Smeal College and Penn State University are committed to expanding their existing successful academic programs in entrepreneurship.  PSU is rated in the top quartile of US universities in this field based partly on its unique courses offered by the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship using problem-based learning both at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the diversity of students from many disciplines attracted to the programs.  The College is in a unique position to offer real-life experiences to students through the Garber Venture Capital Fund that it runs.  The Center has also been recognized by grants from the Kauffman Foundation for developing new pedagogical tools in Entrepreneurship and has won multiple awards from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers.  The successful candidate will join world class scholars within the Department of Management and Organization and the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  Job Description Qualifications:  Successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Garber Venture Capital fund, coordinating the technology commercialization program and teaching the capstone New Venture Creation class.  A generalist in the following multiple areas of expertise: Entrepreneurship, Private Equity Finance, Management of Growth, Innovation Management, etc. is preferred.  This position is an ideal appointment for individuals wishing to concentrate on teaching a variety of courses in entrepreneurship and performing related activities such as mentoring, advising, and conducting applied research in the areas of entrepreneurship, pedagogy or case writing.  A Ph.D. degree in a business-related or technical discipline is typically required.  A successful teaching record is also typically required, with preference given to candidates with experience using problem-based learning techniques and technology-enhanced courses.  We are seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial individual who will enjoy working in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment.

Position Available: Fall 2015

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Application Procedure: Apply directly online at: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#54241. Please upload a letter of application containing a clear statement of specific teaching interest, a resume, evidence of teaching capabilities, and the names of three references.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Faculty Open-Rank Position, Department of Marketing

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#52223)

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

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53463)

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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
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

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53465)

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.

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.

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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
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.

 

Supply Chain Management: Tenure-Track Positions (All Ranks), Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems (SC&IS)

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53612)

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.

Application Procedure:
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 jsj10@psu.edu.

 

Information Systems: Tenure-Track Position (Open Rank), Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS)

(https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#54184)

The SC&IS Department of the Smeal College of Business invites applicants for a tenure-track position in the Information Systems area to begin Fall 2015.

Candidates for the Full or Associate Professor level must have a strong commitment to pursue high-impact research focused on relevant problems in information systems, particularly in business analytics, ERP and business processes, healthcare IT, and information security; to contribute to the development and successful placement of doctoral students in top research universities; to support program-building efforts via service and scholarship; to teach successfully in both graduate and undergraduate programs; to support industry outreach initiatives; and to promote interdisciplinary research collaboration. Salary, rank, and endowment opportunities are competitive.

Candidates for the Assistant Professor level must have a doctorate (granted or nearly complete) in information systems or a directly related primary field with emphasis in the topics listed above. The primary selection criteria are outstanding research potential, excellent teaching capabilities, and strong recommendations.

Conferences: Department representatives plan to attend the INFORMS CIST meeting in San Francisco, November 8-9; and the Decision Sciences Institute meeting in Tampa, November 22-25.  Candidates interested in being considered for a preliminary interview at one of these conferences should submit their materials by October 31, 2014.

The Smeal College offers a 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 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.

Application Procedure: Apply directly online at: https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#54184.  
Applicants for Associate and Full Professor ranks as 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.

Applicants 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.

Although applications will be considered until the position is filled, preference will be given to applications received by October 31, 2014. For further information, please contact Janie Jones at jsj10@psu.edu.