Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Accounting

Campus/Location:
Penn State Shenango
Date Announced:
11/13/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
75605
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
VP for Commonwealth Campuses
Department:

Description

Penn State Shenango invites applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Accounting (Fixed-term, multi-year appointment with option for renewal, 36 weeks), to begin August 2018 or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach seven sections of ACCTG 211 Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making annually for the BSBIC program on the World Campus. Four of these sections (16 credits) will be taught in one semester and three of these sections (12 credits) will be taught in the second semester as determined by the BSBIC program coordinator, in consultation with the campus academic officer. This position entails teaching both for Penn State’s World Campus Business B.S. Program (BSBIC) and the Penn State Shenango Business B.S. (BSBCC) Program, delivering the majority of courses online to the World Campus and others face-to-face and hybrid to Penn State Shenango. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Additional courses may include introductory financial/managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, accounting information systems, auditing, and taxation, among other offerings. Participate in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in activities to stay current in the discipline. Qualifications: Ph.D. (will consider ABD if appropriate) in Accounting or MBA (or Masters in Accounting or equivalent degree). Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is desired. Experience and success in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. BSBIC programming delivers world-class degrees that embody the same Penn State quality as courses taught in the traditional classroom environment. Programs are inter-college in nature, developed and taught by full-time Penn State faculty members across the Penn State Commonwealth Campus system and delivered to students around the world. Global enrollments have grown rapidly in these adult- and military-friendly programs. The BSBIC courses have been designed to prepare students to pursue careers in all types of business and business organizations. The selected candidate is expected to teach the courses as designed. For more information about Penn State’s World Campus Business Program visit www.worldcampus.psu.edu/degrees-and-certificates/business-bachelors/overview. Penn State Shenango is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide as an integral part of the University. Shenango`s 14 acre-campus is located in downtown Sharon in picturesque Western Pennsylvania near the Ohio border. It is about one hour from Pittsburgh, ninety minutes from Cleveland, and twenty minutes from Youngstown, Ohio. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students; about 60% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 6 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Shenango have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting, and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.shenango.psu.edu. Application: To be considered, candidates must apply electronically and submit the following: a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a current curriculum vitae; and, the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries: Dr. Jo Anne Carrick, Campus Director and Chief Academic Officer. Office 724-983-2900, jam39@psu.edu Closing Date: Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088