The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona College invites applications
for a tenure-track position (# C-38748, rank open) in
Management/Entrepreneurship, to begin August 2013. Applicants must have
earned (or be in near completion of) a Ph.D. in management,
entrepreneurship, or a related field from an AACSB accredited business
program. The ideal candidate will have entrepreneurial or small business
experience and have a strong interest and experience in teaching
undergraduate students in at least two of the following areas: strategic
management; basic management concepts; entrepreneurship; new venture
creation; entrepreneurial marketing; leadership and growth of new
ventures; management and organization; human resource management; or
The successful candidate will maintain excellence in teaching, engage in
an active program of scholarship that results in peer-reviewed journal
publications, participate in service activities, and advise undergraduate
business students. Business faculty are highly active and are engaged in
meeting the demands of the market and their students through
collaboration with students and faculty, the local business community, an
entrepreneurship center, the Sheetz Fellows Program, student
internships/research, and a high-performing chapter of ENACTUS (formerly
Students In Free Enterprise).
Penn State Altoona is a residential campus of nearly 4000 students, in
close proximity to the University Park campus of Penn State, and within
easy access to many major metropolitan centers in the Mid-Atlantic and
Northeast. Penn State Altoona offers 22 baccalaureate degrees, including
a Bachelor of Science in Business with five option areas. The college
also provides the first two years of course work for more than 170 Penn
State majors that can be completed at other Penn State campuses.
Collaboration in teaching and research across disciplines is encouraged,
and class sizes are relatively small, allowing for a comprehensive
learning experience combined with the high standards of a major research
university. Penn State Altoona offers a competitive salary and a very
attractive benefits package.
Applicants must submit: a letter of application establishing their
qualifications; a current vita; a description of teaching philosophy and
evidence of teaching effectiveness; a statement of research interests;
transcripts (official transcripts are required at the time of a campus
visit); and the names, titles and contact information for three
references. Applicants should submit applications and accompanying
materials electronically to
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Preliminary telephone interviews will be conducted during April 2013.
Formal review of applications will begin March 1, 2013 and will continue
until the position is filled.
For additional information about Penn State Altoona, please visit our web
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in
accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to
affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its