Faculty Position in Labor Education

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts
School of Labor and Employment Relations


The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty appointment at the Lecturer rank. The position will be a twelve-month appointment and will include a three-year renewable contract. The position will either be located in the Philadelphia/Southeastern Pennsylvania area or at the University Park Campus. Start date is negotiable. The School of LER is committed to providing union members and leaders with educational opportunities, both through online undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as through non-credit training programs. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to help the School aggressively move forward in these areas. The position will include a combination of responsibilities related to the School’s labor education mission. Among these are: 1) planning, administering, and teaching non-credit labor education programs 2) promoting the School’s online undergraduate and graduate degree programs to unions and union members 3) teaching in Penn State’s online degree programs Candidates should have experience working with unions on the development and delivery of labor education programs, as well as the ability to teach non-credit training programs for union members and union-relevant online credit courses. Because of the nature of this work, applicants should be willing to travel and to be involved with evening and weekend programs. Applicants must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant field. The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a multidisciplinary program with large residential and online Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, strong research programs, and growing outreach initiatives. Candidates must electronically submit a letter of application and a curriculum vita. All candidates should request letters from three references to be sent directly to Trisha Everhart at pxm205@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088