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10/13/2009 —

The following faculty positions are available at Penn State Brandywine:

Accounting
Business Administration

Penn State Brandywine invites applications for a one-year Full-Time, Fixed-Term faculty appointment in  Business Administration/Accounting or Finance to begin August 2010 with possibility of fixed-term, multi-year renewal.

Responsibilities: Teach courses to support four-year undergraduate degree program in Business, including Financial and Managerial Accounting and Corporate Finance with a 12-credit hr load each semester. Participate in professional organizations. Participate in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications: Master’s in Accounting or Finance or a Master's of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting and be a Certified Public Accountant with industry experience. Experience or interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Candidate should have a clear understanding of the unique needs of students at a commuter campus in a suburban setting.  Prior teaching experience expected, college-level teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information:  A significant contributor to Penn State's excellent international reputation, Penn State Brandywine is located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia.  Serving approximately 1,700 undergraduates, the campus offers ten baccalaureate programs as well as the first two years of the University's more than 160 academic majors.  For more details, please visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html.

Application: To apply submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Applications must be submitted as a Microsoft WORD or PDF file to de-daa@psu.edu.  Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references.

Inquiries:  Dr. Paul J. deGategno, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. Email: pjd15@psu.edu.

Closing Date:  Continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


Business (Administration/Management), Assistant Professor

Penn State Brandywine invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Business Administration/Management (tenure track, 36 week contract). Start date: August 2010, or as negotiated

Responsibilities: Teach courses to support four-year undergraduate degree program in Business Administration, including management and general education courses in business. Teaching load is 3-3. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Business Administration, Management, Strategic Management, or Organizational Behavior. Evidence of potential in research and publications is expected. Research in Management Theory and International Management encouraged. 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 and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information: Penn State Brandywine shares in the University’s international reputation for excellence in education, research, and service. Penn State Brandywine is a suburban campus located on 90 acres within the greater Philadelphia region. This small undergraduate campus serves approximately 1700 students in its baccalaureate degree programs: American Studies, Business Administration, Communications, Communication Arts and Sciences, Elementary Education, English, Human Development and Family Studies, Information Sciences and Technology, Letters Arts and Sciences, and Organizational Leadership. In addition, the campus offers the first two years of the University’s more than 160 academic majors. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html.

Application: To apply submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Applications should be submitted as a Microsoft WORD or PDF file to ccsearch@psu.edu. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references.

Inquiries: Dr. Paul J. deGategno, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. E-mail: pjd15@psu.edu. Telephone: (610-892-1411).

Closing Date: Continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


Education, Associate Professor

Penn State Brandywine invites applications for the position of Associate Professor (tenure or tenure-track) of Education (contract 36 weeks). Start August 2010, or as negotiated.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to manage all program operations, including maintaining active relationships with teachers and administrators in the field with particular emphasis in the Philadelphia metro area, supporting recruiting efforts for the program, managing school placements for students, supervising clinical field work, recruiting and advising students, maintaining a visible role in local educational administration organizations and associations, and planning and advocating for the growth of the elementary education program. As coordinating duties permit, teach undergraduate courses in Language, Literacy and/or Early Childhood Education, including children’s literature, reading and writing in pre-kindergarten to elementary school settings and other courses commensurate with expertise and experience. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Literacy, Early Childhood Education, or a closely related field. The successful candidate must have full-time K-8 teaching experience, preferably in public schools, and hold current or prior teacher certification. A record of successful management/leadership at the department level or higher is recommended.

Evidence of  research and publication for the associate professor rank is expected. The award of tenure will be considered if the record of research and publications satisfies the standards for tenure at Penn State University. 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 and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information: Penn State Brandywine shares in the University’s international reputation for excellence in education, research, and service. Penn State Brandywine is a suburban campus located on 90 acres within the greater Philadelphia region. This small undergraduate campus serves approximately 1700 students in its baccalaureate degree programs: American Studies, Business Administration, Communications, Communication Arts and Sciences, Elementary Education, English, Human Development and Family Studies, Information Sciences and Technology, Letters Arts and Sciences, and Organizational Leadership. In addition, the campus offers the first two years of the University’s more than 160 academic majors. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html.

Application: To apply submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Applications should be submitted as a Microsoft WORD or PDF file to ccsearch@psu.edu. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references.

Inquiries: Dr. Paul J. deGategno Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. E-mail: pjd15@psu.edu. Telephone: (610-892-1411).

Closing Date: Continues until a suitable candidate is found

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


The following adjunct faculty positions are available at Penn State Brandywine:

CHNS 001 Elementary Chinese I (4 credits)
Adjunct position begins January 11th, 2010. 

 

Course Description: Introductory study of Chinese language, with audio-lingual practice of Mandarin Chinese and attention to structure and the writing system. Saturdays: 12:00pm-3:30pm.

 

Applicant must hold an MA or PhD in Chinese pedagogy (applied linguistics) or Chinese literature, native or native-like fluency in English and Mandarin, proficient in traditional and simplified Chinese characters, and teaching experience at the college level in the US or Canada.

 

Submit a cover letter describing your experience, CV, and contact information for four references to Linda Hayden, Office of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. All applications should be submitted electronically as a Microsoft Word or PDF file to LMT1@psu.edu.

Closing Date: Continues until a suitable candidate is found
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

A ED 303 Art Education (A ED) (3 credits)
Adjunct position begins January 11th, 2010.

Course Description: The Visual Arts in the Elementary School (3) Basic concepts of current art education theory and practice for the elementary teacher. Tuesdays: 2:30-5:00pm and Thursdays 2:30-3:30pm.

Applicant must hold an MA or PhD in Art Education and teaching experience at the college level in the US or Canada.

Submit a cover letter describing your experience, CV, and contact information for four references to Linda Hayden, Office of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. All applications should be submitted electronically as a Microsoft Word or PDF file to LMT1@psu.edu.

 

Closing Date: Continues until a suitable candidate is found
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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