Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, Higher Education Program, with an appointment in the Center for the Study of Higher Education. Specialization: Open.

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Education
Education Policy Studies


This is a tenure-track, 36-week appointment with the possibility of supplementary summer appointments in research and/or teaching beginning Fall Semester 2017. Responsibilities include: teaching courses, on campus and on line, to students with interests in higher education; advising master’s and doctoral students; performing nationally and internationally recognized research and scholarship in areas related to higher education; seeking and securing external support for research; and providing service to the University, profession, and community. Required qualifications: earned doctorate in Higher Education or a relevant discipline, including but not limited to: sociology, political science, public policy, history, economics, educational psychology, cultural studies; evidence of a commitment to developing a significant program of research, commensurate with experience; evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising including a willingness to consider teaching in online environments, along with an interest in the use of modern technology, commensurate with experience; evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds, commensurate with experience. Desired qualifications include expertise that will complement and extend the strengths of current faculty, which include the areas of institutional economics, law, equity, racial, ethnic, and socio-economic educational disparities, and administration. Scholars who possess expertise in complementary topical areas (such as curriculum and instruction and student development), in relevant epistemology and methodology, or in other areas that complement and extend our strengths are especially encouraged to apply.

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