Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow/Lectureship

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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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 the position of Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow with the Center for Global Workers’ Rights. This is a two-year, full-time Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow/Lectureship position (non-tenure track) to begin Fall 2017. The Center for Global Workers’ Rights was established in the Fall of 2012 with the goal of promoting scholarly research and scholar-practitioner exchanges on issues related to workers’ rights. It has a broad focus that includes, but is not limited to, sweatshops, precarious work, labor standards, international labor and employment law, worker organizing, and workers’ rights in global supply chains. Ph.D. preferred, Master’s degree in a relevant field of study required. Those possessing a Ph.D. at the time of appointment will hold the title of Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. Scholars will receive salary, benefits, and a research/travel fund to support their work. Postdoctoral candidates will be expected to teach one course. This will include teaching for the School’s Labor and Global Workers’ Right MPS program, which is part of the Global Labour University network ( Candidates also are expected to actively participate in Center & School activities. The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a multidisciplinary department with a large undergraduate program, a strong residential Masters of Science in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER), and a fully-online Masters of Professional Studies in HRER. The School has existing strengths in workers’ rights, labor relations, human resources, and international and comparative employment relations. Upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by letter writers to Lisa Pierson, If you have additional questions, please contact the Center at 814-865-0751 or write Center Director, Dr. Mark Anner, at Review of applications will begin immediately and will 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