Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Engineering and Science

Campus/Location:
Penn State Shenango
Date Announced:
10/18/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
75165
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
VP for Commonwealth Campuses
Department:

Description

Penn State Shenango invites applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Engineering and Science, (Fixed-term, multi-year appointment with option for renewal, 36 weeks), to begin August 2018. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach 12 credits per semester to support the university’s 2+2 program in Engineering with a focus on Mechanical Engineering. Teaching assignments include undergraduate engineering courses in Statics, Dynamics, Material Science, and Design and Manufacturing. Additional courses may include Physics and Computer Science. Teaching assignments may require the use of hybrid and online delivery modes as well as face-to-face instruction, and teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participation in Campus, University, and community service activities and engaging in activities to stay current in the discipline also are expected. Qualifications: The minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related discipline; a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and prior college-level teaching is preferred. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is imperative. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university whose instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Penn State Shenango is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide as an integral part of the University. Shenango`s 14 acre-campus is located in downtown Sharon in picturesque Western Pennsylvania near the Ohio border. It is about one hour from Pittsburgh, ninety minutes from Cleveland, and twenty minutes from Youngstown, Ohio. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students; about 60% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 6 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Shenango have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting, and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.shenango.psu.edu. Application: To be considered, candidates must apply electronically on the Penn State job site at https://psu.jobs/ and submit the following: a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a current curriculum vitae; and, the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Information on the College and its programs can be found at http://www.nursing.psu.edu/. Inquiries: Dr. Jo Anne Carrick, Campus Director and Chief Academic Officer. Office 724-983-2900, jam39@psu.edu. Closing Date: Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088