Penn State Beaver invites applications for an Accounting, Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor; multi-year appointment (rank determined by qualifications) for 3 years with potential for renewal. This is a 36-week appointment, to begin August 1, 2022 or as negotiated.
Penn State Beaver is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.
Responsibilities: Teach 12 credits each semester of lower- and upper-division undergraduate courses in accounting using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. This position entails teaching both for Penn State's World Campus Business B.S. Program (BSBIC) and the Penn State Beaver Business B.S. Program (BSBCC), delivering the majority of courses online to the World Campus and others face-to-face and hybrid to Penn State Beaver. Courses may include introductory financial/managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, accounting information systems, auditing, and taxation, among other offerings.
Participate in course, curriculum, and program development and assessment. Engage in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Ability to foster student success for diverse student population in terms of college readiness and interest in teaching accounting using real-world examples and applications preferred. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in activities to stay current in the discipline.
Qualifications: MBA, master's in accounting or equivalent degree for the Lecturer or Ph.D. (will consider ABD if appropriate) in Accounting for Assistant Teaching Professor. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is desired. Experience and success 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 is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.
Penn State University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.
BSBIC programming delivers world-class degrees that embody the same Penn State quality as courses taught in the traditional classroom environment. Programs are inter-college in nature, developed and taught by full-time Penn State faculty members across the Penn State Commonwealth Campus system and delivered to students around the world. Global enrollments have grown rapidly in these adult- and military-friendly programs. The BSBIC courses have been designed to prepare students to pursue careers in all types of businesses and business organizations. The selected candidate is expected to teach the courses as designed. For more information about Penn State's World Campus Business Program visit www.worldcampus.psu.edu/degrees-and-certificates/business-bachelors/overview.
Penn State Beaver is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 550 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 9 baccalaureate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Beaver have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the Beaver campus, visit http://beaver.psu.edu/.
Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Professor Carey McDougall, Director of Academic Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For full consideration, applicants are required to submit one pdf document that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-page teaching philosophy, optional recent student teaching evaluations, the contact information for 3 or more references (letters are not required); and a 1-page diversity statement that details how your teaching, service and/or professional development has supported the success of students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note their plans for such work).
Closing Date: Application review begins June 15, 2022, and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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