Assistant/Associate Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Smeal College of Business
Management and Organization Department


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. 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 The Department of Management and Organization is a longstanding top 10 management research department (we ranked 3rd in the Texas A&M Rankings of Management Department Productivity in 2015) that values high-level theoretical and empirical ability, collegiality and collaboration among its members, as well as the ability to teach management concepts effectively to multiple audiences. Our faculty research a diverse array of topics and routinely publish conceptual, quantitative, and qualitative work. Our department offers undergraduate majors in management and in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, several core and elective courses in the Smeal College’s full-time, executive, and online 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. Our tenure-track faculty are Forrest Briscoe, Raghu Garud, Denny Gioia, Don Hambrick, Stephen Humphrey, Aparna Joshi, Glen Kreiner, Razvan Lungeanu, Vilmos Misangyi, Tim Pollock, Srikanth Paruchuri, Linda Trevino, and Wenpin Tsai. Our clinical faculty are Shawn Clark, Lisa O’Hara, and Peter Whalen. 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 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 the charms of a small town with the opportunities typically only experienced in larger cities. Our location puts us within a few hours’ drive to some of the U.S.’s top cities (e.g., New York, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia), and our airport has direct flights to several major hubs. 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:

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088