Instructor of Environmental Systems Engineering

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Energy and Mineral Engineering


This position is for an Instructor of Environmental Systems Engineering in the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, within the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. It is a fixed-term appointment beginning on or about January 8, 2018 and continuing through May 4, 2018. Applicants must have a B.S. and M.S. in civil or environmental engineering, and a Ph.D. in a relevant engineering discipline. Current registration as a professional engineer (P.E.) is highly desirable. The successful candidate will demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the environmental engineering sciences through a combination of coursework and practical experience; will have at least two years of combined experience working in industry or with a consulting firm; and will have a working knowledge of software useful in environmental systems engineering process design such as SuperPro Designer, MATLAB, or Microsoft Excel. Experience in teaching engineering design courses at the university level is highly desirable. The primary duties of this position will consist of developing course content and teaching a capstone design course in environmental systems engineering; and assisting with related administrative activities such as data collection for ABET accreditation purposes. Delivery of the 3-credit capstone design course will require approximately three contact hours per week for the duration of the 15-week Spring semester, as well as additional time outside of class to meet with and answer questions of students enrolled in the course.

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