MIS Fixed Term Lecturer
Penn State University
- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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- open until filled
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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 non-tenure track, renewable, fixed-term appointment in management information systems. Required qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s Degree in MIS, business or equivalent degree and certifications. Additionally, the candidate should have industry experience along with evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching including online instruction, and evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. 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 program in Masters in Project Management (MPM). It is the administrative and academic home of the University’s online MBA program through Penn State World Campus, which is ranked among the top ten by the US News and World report. The School has a focus on interdisciplinary programs such as the Interdisciplinary Business & 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 $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 up to 24 credits for the academic year and may include a combination of courses at the undergraduate level. Specific teaching assignments include introductory courses in Management Information Systems and ERP Systems. In addition, the candidate should have knowledge in the area of systems analysis, database, and business intelligence. Candidates are expected to continue with professional development activities to stay current in the field and will have access to state of the art labs and software. 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. Review of applications will begin immediately. The search will continue until the position is filled.
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