Assistant/Associate, Tenure-Track Positions

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Smeal College of Business
Management and Organization


The Management and Organization Department in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) has two full-time, Assistant/Associate, Tenure-Track positions open with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. Although one position seeks a candidate conducting high-quality refereed research specifically in the domains of entrepreneurship or innovation, the candidate for the second position could be from one of the major areas of management (strategic management, organizational theory, or organizational behavior), although an interest in entrepreneurship and innovation would be a plus. Both positions require candidates who can teach classes in entrepreneurship. The start date for the position is Fall 2019. Candidates must have a doctorate (or be in the final stages of a doctoral program), demonstrate an interest in and a track record for conducting high-quality scholarly research, as well as a high level of teaching competence, especially in the area of entrepreneurship or related areas such as innovation. Job Requirements: Candidates 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 approximately October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should apply directly online. Please upload the following application materials electronically (pdf or MS-Word files): letter of interest, CV, and three research papers. Please have three recommendation letters sent to Tena Ishler, Administrative Support Coordinator, in the M and O Department at The Department of Management and Organization is a longstanding top-10 management department that values high-level theoretical and empirical ability, collegiality and collaboration among its members, as well as the ability to teach management and entrepreneurship concepts effectively to multiple audiences. Our department offers undergraduate majors in management and in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship, core and elective courses in Smeal’s full-time and executive MBA programs, a Ph.D. program, and operates the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Garber Venture Capital Fund. Our tenure-track faculty are Forrest Briscoe, Carolyn Dang, Mark DesJardine, Raghu Garud, Denny Gioia, Don Hambrick, Stephen Humphrey, Aparna Joshi, Glen Kreiner, Vilmos Misangyi, Srikanth Paruchuri, Linda Treviño, Wenpin Tsai and Charlene Zietsma. Our clinical faculty are Shawn Clark, Jamey Darnell, Jennifer Eury, Jeannette Miller and Lisa O’Hara. 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. We emphasize integrity, diversity, and sustainability. 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 Smeal among the best business schools 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. Our community features the charms of a small town with the opportunities typically only found in larger cities. 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, INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine awarded Penn State the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. For more details on our competitive benefits 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