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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Management

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 4, 2016, will be given full consideration. In addition to the required documents of a cover letter, unofficial academic transcripts, and a curriculum vitae, applicants must provide the name, telephone number, and email addresses of three professional references. Official transcripts will be required prior to an on-campus interview and/or employment start date. The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0452-10
Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor of Management
Department Business and Computer Science
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary/ Permanent Permanent
Tenure Track Tenure Track Position
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Anticipated Start Date 08/19/2017
Anticipated End Date none
Work Hours Other

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The University invites applications for a tenure-track position in management (specifically international business and entrepreneurship) beginning August 19, 2017.

Essential Duties

This position may require development and teaching of online/distance education courses and instruction at the Clearfield Branch campus.

Additional requirements include student advising, participation in department and curricular meetings, and maintaining office hours.

Specific Duties

Responsibilities include teaching a total of 12 credits (4 classes) per semester in such courses as international business, entrepreneurship, innovation, and small business management.

Minimum Qualifications

(Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Master’s degree plus significant progress toward completion of a terminal degree in business-related field is required.

A terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor. Terminal degree is required for appointment to the second year.

If candidate does not hold a terminal degree in a business-related field, relevant teaching and/or work experience directly related to the teaching assignment is required.

Evidence of teaching effectiveness and an explanation of teaching philosophy must be provided.

In addition to the responsibilities and qualifications listed above, the successful candidate must communicate well and perform well in an interview and/or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.

Preferred Qualifications

A PhD in Management or a related field/degree with academic or professional qualifications to teach international business and entrepreneurship is preferred.

In addition, a background in launching/advising small businesses is desired.

Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/21/2016
Close Date
Special Instructions for Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 4, 2016, will be given full consideration.

In addition to the required documents of a cover letter, unofficial academic transcripts, and a curriculum vitae, applicants must provide the name, telephone number, and email addresses of three professional references. Official transcripts will be required prior to an on-campus interview and/or employment start date.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at www.lhup.edu/equity

Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

https://www.lhup.edu/students/campus_safety

You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3275

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What undergraduate teaching experience do you have in the discipline for which you are applying?
    • I have taught as a teaching assistant in this discipline.
    • I have taught as the instructor of record for 1 year or less.
    • I have taught as the instructor of record for 2-3 years (or equivalent)
    • I have taught as the instructor of record for 4 or more years (or equivalent)
    • I have taught in other disciplinary areas.
    • I have no teaching experience.
  2. * What is your highest level of education in Management?
    • PhD or DBA
    • JD
    • ABD
    • Master's and enrolled in a doctoral program
    • Master's
    • Bachelor's
  3. * Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
    • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • The Chronicle (print/online)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • The Hispanic Outlook
    • Professional journal
    • Electronic list serve
    • Personal Referral
    • LHU Website
    • CareerLink Office
    • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Academic Transcripts
Optional Documents