Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Penn State University

Penn State Berks
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Kinesiology is part of the Division of Science at Penn State Berks, a growing undergraduate college within the Pennsylvania State University. Penn State Berks offers the collegiality and intimacy of a small college and the strength of a leading research university. For information about Penn State Berks, please visit our website at The Science Division currently offers four B.S. degrees: Kinesiology (with options in Business and Science), Biology (with options in General Biology and Genetics and Developmental Biology), Biochemistry (with options in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), and Science (with options in General Science and Life Science). These programs allow students interested in science to graduate from Berks with a Bachelor’s Degree. Penn State Berks places student learning as its central mission with increasing attention to practical and hands-on competencies, undergraduate research, and internship experiences. The College is characterized by its commitment to innovative pedagogies and instructional technologies that actively engage students in their education and encourage them to take increasing responsibility for learning. Responsibilities: The position involves teaching in the areas of sport and exercise psychology, research methods and design, and other courses that fit within the needs of the College and the candidate’s expertise. A standard teaching load for tenure-track faculty is three classes each semester. The successful candidate is expected to initiate an active and original research program relevant to the discipline, leading to scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals with opportunities, as appropriate, for our undergraduates to participate. The successful candidate will be willing to work together to ensure the highest quality education for Berks’ students. Service to the College, the community, and the profession is expected. Qualifications: A Doctorate in Kinesiology (or related field) with expertise in Sport and Exercise Psychology is required with a preference for those candidates with teaching and research experience. Candidates who are ABD but expected to be finished by August 1, 2018, will be considered. An ongoing commitment to develop and enhance undergraduate teaching, the scholarship of research, and community outreach is highly expected. The candidate must support the College’s mission of enhancing undergraduate learning through engagement while encouraging individual growth, cultural awareness, ethical decision-making, and civic responsibility. Enthusiasm for learning and a willingness to continually develop as a teacher are critical qualifications. Start Date: August 2018. Applications must be submitted electronically and should include: a letter of application; curriculum vitae that includes the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references; a statement of research interests; and a statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Inquiries: Please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Benjamin Infantolino, at

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