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 business ethics.

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 [log in to unmask] in Word or PDF formats. 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 page at

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 workforce.

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