Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Business

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Campus City:
Lehman, PA
Date Announced:
09/24/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
90984
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Department:
Academic Affairs - Business

Description

Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites applications for a Lecturer (master’s level) or Assistant Teaching Professor (doctoral level) of Business. This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for one year (36 weeks contract) with an excellent possibility of reappointment to begin January 2020, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach four courses (12 credits) each semester of upper-division undergraduate courses in business and management using online delivery methods. This position entails teaching for Penn State’s World Campus BSBIC Program, delivering courses online to the World Campus with the possibility of delivering additional courses at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Teaching assignments will require online classes for the World Campus; courses taught for Wilkes-Barre may be face-to-face, hybrid, or online as needed. Courses will include management, leadership, strategy, and other business administration offerings. An additional ability to teach entrepreneurship is preferred. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and shared program development. Advise students, provide career guidance, and supervise internships. Involve students in undergraduate research activities. Participate in campus, University, and community service activities. Engage in activities to stay current in the discipline. A Ph.D. in business or a related field from an accredited institution is preferred; ABD will be considered if significant evidence of completion by August 2020 is provided. Minimum qualification of an M.S. or M.B.A in business or related field from an accredited institution. 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. Prior college-level online teaching experience preferred, as is industry experience. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. BSBIC programming delivers world-class degrees that embody the same Penn State quality as courses taught in the traditional classroom environment. Programs are inter-college in nature, developed and taught by full-time Penn State faculty members across the Penn State Commonwealth Campus system and delivered to students around the world. Global enrollments have grown rapidly in these adult- and military-friendly programs. The BSBIC courses have been designed to prepare students to pursue careers in all types of business and business organizations. The selected candidate is expected to teach the courses as designed. For more information about Penn State’s World Campus Business Program visit www.worldcampus.psu.edu/degrees-and-certificates/business-bachelors/overview. 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. Nine baccalaureate degrees are offered as well as the coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors. 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 with a low student/faculty ratio. For more information about the campus, visit http://wb.psu.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to https://psu.jobs; other materials pertinent to this position may also be included. Emailed application materials will not be considered. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references; the successful candidate will be required to submit criminal background clearances. 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