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Faculty Position in Business and Engineering (Non-Tenure Track - Dual Appointment)
Pennsylvania State University

  • Jan. 6, 2017
  • Faculty Position in Business and Engineering (Non-Tenure Track - Dual Appointment)
  • Black School of Business or the School of Engineering
  • Pennsylvania State University
    Erie, PA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Risk Management & Financial Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
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Faculty Position in Business and Engineering (Non-Tenure Track - Dual-Appointment)

Penn State Behrend invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position to teach in the College's interdisciplinary programs in business and engineering beginning August 2017. Primary appointment will be either in the Black School of Business or the School of Engineering. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching and must be a team player with the interest and ability to work across both disciplines. Qualified candidates must have professional or educational backgrounds that are both business and engineering related. The candidate must also have at least a master's degree in engineering, business, or a closely-related field. Preferred candidates should also have industry experience in new product development, quality management, operations strategy, and/or manufacturing. Candidates with a Ph.D. or DBA in Industrial Engineering, Management Science, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Engineering Management, or a closely related field are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position will involve teaching and advising in the College's distinctive B.S. in Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies (IBE) and Master of Manufacturing Management (MMM) degree programs as well as involvement in capstone projects in these programs. The candidate may also be expected to teach other courses in business or engineering related to their background.

Penn State Behrend ( is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State in Erie, Pennsylvania. The college is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach with strong ties and partnerships with local businesses, industry, non-profit organizations, and the regional community. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 5,050 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. The Black School of Business is accredited by AACSB International and the School of Engineering is a US News top 50 undergraduate engineering school. The schools are co- located in the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, providing a basis for a multi-disciplinary educational experience for students, interdisciplinary research for faculty, and joint opportunities for industry engagement.

Location: Erie, a metropolitan area of 280,000, is located on Lake Erie's beautiful Presque Isle Bay. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, including Pennsylvania's most popular state park. Erie County is a major industrial, medical, service, and tourism center, and is within a two hour drive of Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. Residents benefit from a rejuvenated Bayfront District while enjoying a modest cost of living and highly affordable housing.

Application: Review of applications will begin January 15, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Please address letter of application with a vita, copies of recent student evaluations, one research writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to the link below. Choose Campus: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Type of Job: Academic Jobs, See Job #68408.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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