Job Details

Pennsylvania State University
  • Position Number: 4736176
  • Location: Kensington, PA
  • Position Type: Business - Information Systems and Technology

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Management Information Systems/Information Technology

Penn State New Kensington invites applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Management Information Systems/Information Technology, multi-year non-tenure line appointment, 36 weeks to begin August 2024, or as negotiated.


Primary teaching responsibilities will include introductory and upper-level courses in database construction function and management, management information systems, data analytics, and project management in support of our baccalaureate degree in Information Technology and our associates and baccalaureate degree programs in Business. Other courses may assigned in accordance with campus needs and faculty expertise. The position requires commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered, multidisciplinary environment, and interest in active and collaborative learning and the instructional use of technology. Teaching assignments may include evening classes and online/hybrid instruction. Remain current in the field through appropriate professional development activities. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students to provide academic and career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.


A master's degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business Management or a closely related discipline is required for appointment at the level of Lecturer; a completed PhD is required for appointment at the level of Assistant Teaching Professor. A minimum of one year of previous college-level teaching experience or equivalent is required.

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Allen Larson, Interim Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington. E-mail: Telephone: 724-334-6031.

How to Apply: Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references.

Application review begins November 27, 2023, and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Penn State New Kensington is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses located across the Commonwealth. Our 70-acre campus in scenic, rural Westmoreland County is situated only 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, and the location offers a wide range of lifestyles from urban to rural. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 10 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. 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.

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