Assistant Professor of Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
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Penn State Harrisburg
Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Program


The Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Program at Penn State University—Harrisburg invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Lifelong Learning and Adult Education position. This position will begin in Fall 2018. Qualifications: earned doctorate by August 1, 2018, in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education or very closely related field. Evidence of being successful at research and publication. Evidence of the ability to succeed at graduate level teaching in multiple delivery formats in the digital age. Strong background in the field of lifelong learning and adult education with an identifiable focus in one or more of the following areas: teaching and learning in the digital age; health professions education/medical education; quantitative or mixed methods research methodology. Primary Responsibilities: to teach primarily introductory and advanced graduate level courses in lifelong learning and adult education, and in an identifiable focus area. To chair and serve on dissertation committees, and some master’s committees. To engage in research and publication. To engage in university service. Applicants should submit application materials online. Application materials should include: a letter of application to Dr. Elizabeth Tisdell, Chair, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Search Committee, outlining one’s qualifications as well as a statement of teaching and research interests; curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts; copies of no more than three publications; and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of five professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Penn State Harrisburg has an enrollment of 5,045 students and is located in Middletown, PA. The College is easily accessible via interstate and rail routes from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. To learn more about the College and the School, visit and

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