Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Business

Penn State University

Penn State Wilkes-Barre
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites applications for a faculty position, Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Business, with an emphasis on finance and accounting instruction. This is a 36-week, fixed-term, appointment with excellent possibility of reappointment, to begin August 2019, or as negotiated. The ability to teach in multiple areas, including entrepreneurship and management, is desirable. Responsibilities: introductory courses in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics and upper-level accounting and finance courses in the B.S. program in Business using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery methods. The successful candidate will teach four courses (12-13 credits) each semester. Teaching assignments may require teaching day and/or evening classes as needed. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development and assessment. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Qualifications: MBA or Master’s in accounting and professional certification (CPA, CMA) or Ph.D. in Business or Economics; prior teaching, research, and professional experience are required. Degrees must have been awarded by an AACSB-accredited institution. Expectations: commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment; scholarship to maintain current knowledge in the field(s) and to demonstrate scholarly engagement in the appropriate discipline(s); interest 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. 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. Penn State Wilkes-Barre is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students; about 20% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as nine baccalaureate degrees (Administration of Justice, Business, Corporate Communications, Electrical Engineering Technology, English, Information Science and Technology, Project Supply Chain Management, Rehabilitation and Human Services, and Surveying Engineering) and four associate degrees (Business Administration; Information Science and Technology; Letters, Arts and Sciences; and Surveying Engineering Technology). Students and faculty at Penn State Wilkes-Barre 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 an excellent education delivered in a small campus setting and have many opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://wb.psu.edu. Penn State offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to https://psu.jobs. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Application review begins February 28, 2019 and continues until a suitable candidate is found. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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