Part-time Instructors in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
School of Humanities and Social Sciences


The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, offers classes in advertising & public relations, anthropology, the arts (art history, arts administration, music, theater, film), communication, creative writing, digital technologies, education, English composition, foreign languages (Chinese, French, German, and Spanish), history (western and non-western), journalism (broadcast and print), literature, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, and women’s/gender studies. We anticipate a need for part-time Instructors in some of these disciplines for the fall semester (starting August, 2017) and the spring semester (starting January, 2018). The positions are dependent on class enrollments; low enrollments may necessitate cancelling the class and position. Salary is competitive. Responsibilities include creating and using a syllabus and course materials approved by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to teach courses. Required qualifications include evidence of an earned Ph.D. or Master`s degree, a commitment to excellence in teaching, including use of current technology; evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must submit a letter of application documenting qualifications; current curriculum vitae; and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of two references who can speak to the applicant’s teaching abilities.

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