Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management

Penn State University

Penn State Wilkes-Barre
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management (Fixed term, multi-year appointment with option for renewal, 36-week) to begin August 2019, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach four courses (approximately 12 credits) each semester in the newly developed BS degree in Project Supply Chain Management (PSCM) and SAP certification. Courses will include introductory and advanced project management including Project Planning and Portfolio Management, offered to students in the B.S. in Business and B.S. in PSCM programs. Provide leadership at the campus for the program. The successful candidate will be committed to and experienced in using non-traditional delivery methods including, but not limited to, video-conferencing, online delivery and accelerated formats. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and shared program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Involve students in undergraduate research activities. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Qualifications: MS/MBA in supply chain management, logistics, or closely related field; DBA/PhD preferred. ABD will be considered if significant evidence of completion by August 2019 is provided. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of and experience in logistics and project management and one or more of the following: purchasing, transportation, warehousing, and operations management. Proficiency in the use and instruction of SAP is strongly preferred. Commitment to high quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Significant industry experience and prior college-level 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. 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. For more information about the campus, visit http://wb.psu.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to https://psu.jobs. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins immediately 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