Lecturer in Accounting

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
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Penn State Behrend


The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is seeking qualified applicants for a fixed-term Lecturer in Accounting starting August 2019. To be considered for the position, qualified candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business or equivalent degree. In addition, a record of relevant industry experience and professional certification is highly desirable. Applicants with teaching interests in all areas of accounting will be considered. Teaching responsibilities: Teaching assignments will consist of the equivalent of up to 24 credits for the academic year and includes undergraduate and master’s level courses. Research Support: Full access to major statistical packages and databases, as well as funded travel to professional meetings. Salary: Negotiable and competitive with AACSB-accredited schools of business. The Black School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, is listed among the Best Business Schools by Princeton Review, offers nine undergraduate majors, an 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 offered through Penn State World Campus, which is ranked among the top ten in the USA by US News and World report. The School has a focus on interdisciplinary programs such as the Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies degree, one of only a few such distinctive programs in the country; the MPM program; and an International Business degree which allows students to specialize in a functional area such as business, economics, or finance. The Black School of Business shares a new $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 endowment, market value of which is approximately $33 million today, provides significant support for the School’s programs. This 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. Location: Students and faculty enjoy the beauty of the college’s 854-acre campus, located minutes away from the heart of Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city. Metropolitan Erie has a population of over 280,000 and provides a variety of recreational and cultural activities year-round. Erie is located at the intersection of major interstate highways nearly equidistant between Buffalo, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. Local airport service is available in addition to easy access to the three international airports all within two hours. Application: Applicants must upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation combined into one document, and copies of recent student evaluations (if applicable). Review of applications will begin immediately. The search will continue until the position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

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