Assistant Professor of Marketing

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Behrend
Black School of Business


The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is delighted to announce a search for a tenure-track hire in Marketing with a start date of August 2020. The department is especially interested in candidates with teaching and research interests in the area of consumer behavior and/or marketing research. Those with knowledge in alternative marketing disciplines will also be considered. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of assistant professor and must have their Ph.D. in Marketing or a related field completed prior to the expected start date. Candidates are required to have a demonstrated level of high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship. The Black School of Business is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, listed among the Best Business Schools by Princeton Review, offers nine undergraduate majors, a hybrid MBA delivered at two locations, a Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc), and an online program in Masters in Project Management (MPM). The School has a focus on interdisciplinary programs such as the Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering Studies degree, one of only a few such distinctive programs in the country; the MPM program; and an International Business degree which also allows students to specialize in a functional area such as marketing 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 (the market value of which is approximately $33 million today) provides significant support for the School's programs. The endowment helps fund undergraduate scholarships, graduate assistantships, library and information technology resources, outreach activities, several faculty chairs, endowed professorships, and new programming initiatives. Teaching Responsibilities: Teaching assignments will consist of 15 credits for the academic year and include a combination of marketing courses at both undergraduate and the graduate levels. This position also may involve teaching online programs and/or at an off-campus location. Research Support: Includes guaranteed summer research support, full access to major statistical packages and databases, as well as funded travel to professional meetings. Salary: Negotiable and competitive with other AACSB-accredited schools of business. Location: Students and faculty enjoy the beauty of the college's 725-acre campus, located only minutes away from the heart of Pennsylvania's fourth-largest city. Metropolitan Erie is a major industrial service center with a population of approximately 280,000 and is the home of several major corporations. Erie, as well as Buffalo, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh – all within two hours by the interstate highway – provide excellent consulting opportunities as well as recreational and cultural activities. Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Candidates must provide evidence of teaching ability (e.g., teaching evaluations, student feedback, peer teaching evaluations, etc.) and scholarship (e.g., copies of publications, copies of working papers, etc.). Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies http://guru/ Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing qualifications along with a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research, an example research publication or working paper, a consolidated document of three letters of recommendation, and copies of recent student evaluations (including an explanation of the rating system and a description of the courses being evaluated).

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