Project Management/Supply Chain Management - Tenure-Track Faculty
Penn State University
- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
- Black School of Business
The Black School of Business of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position starting August 2018 with a focus on Operations and Supply Chain Management and the ability to teach project management courses. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor (Ph.D. or DBA in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or related fields required; ABDs will be considered at the lecturer level). A record of relevant industry experience and online teaching experience are desirable. Both high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship are expected. The Black School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, listed among the Best Business Schools by Princeton Review and offers 9 undergraduate majors, a part time/evening MBA program delivered at two locations, a Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc), and an online Master of Project Management (MPM) program. The School has a focus on interdisciplinary programs such as the Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering Studies degree, one of only a few such distinctive programs in the country, the MPM program and an International Business degree that also allows students to specialize in a functional area such as business economics or finance. The Black School of Business shares a new $30 million facility with the School of Engineering providing a basis for multi-disciplinary educational experience for students, interdisciplinary research for faculty, and joint opportunities for industry engagement. The $20 million dollar endowment, market value of which is approximately $33 million today, provides significant support for the School’s programs. The endowment helps fund undergraduate scholarships, graduate assistantships, library and information technology resources, outreach activities, several faculty chairs and endowed professorships, as well as new programming initiatives. Teaching Responsibilities: Teaching assignments will consist of the equivalent of 15 credits for the academic year and include a combination of residential and on-line supply chain and/or project management courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Research Support: Includes guaranteed summer research support, full access to major statistical packages and databases, as well as funded travel to professional meetings. Salary: Negotiable and competitive with other AACSB-accredited schools of business. Location: Students and faculty enjoy the beauty of the college`s 854-acre campus, located only minutes away from the heart of Pennsylvania`s fourth-largest city. Metropolitan Erie is a major industrial service center with a population of approximately 280,000 and is the home of several major corporations. Erie, as well as Buffalo, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh – all within two hours by interstate highway – provide excellent consulting opportunities as well as recreational and cultural activities. Housing costs in Erie are modest. Application: Applicants must upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation combined into one document, and copies of recent student evaluations. We will be recruiting at the 2017 DSI and INFORMS conferences. Interested candidates who wish to meet with our faculty at the INFORMS conference should upload their application materials by October 10, 2017. Interested candidates who wish to meet with our faculty at the DSI conference should upload their application materials by October 31, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately. The search will continue until the position is filled.
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