Assistant Professor

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Public Health Sciences


The Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) in the College of Medicine at The Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, Pennsylvania, seeks applicants for Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track, part-time, temporary) to teach in the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) program in Homeland Security. Initiated in 2010, the PHP option has approximately 100 active students and is the only public health preparedness program within a U.S. College of Medicine. The candidate will serve as instructor for PHP 530, Critical Infrastructure Protection of Healthcare Delivery. This graduate course teaches students to uses an all-hazards approach to assess critical infrastructure and its vulnerability for a simulated hospital. Using the assessment, students are then instructed to development and deploy of an emergency response plan for the hospital. The course is delivered online, with approximately 20 students, who work in teams for components of the course. DPHS currently has 42 doctoral faculty members (tenure-track and non-tenure-track) and 10 masters-DPHS currently has 42 doctoral faculty members (tenure-track and non-tenure-track) and 10 masters-level faculty members in three divisions: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, and Health Services and Behavioral Research ( Applicants should have a doctoral degree or equivalent in public health, medicine, hospital administration, emergency medical services, or a related field. Applicants should have experience teaching/mentoring university students, especially online instruction. Preferably, candidates will have experience in hospital emergency preparedness and response. Responsibilities include developing instructional material, teaching, and evaluating student performance. The successful candidate will begin in the Spring 2019 semester. Since the courses are online (not residential), the candidate will perform his/her responsibilities from off campus, wherever he/she has access to the Internet. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application including statement of teaching, hospital, and research experience; curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for three references. Applicants must submit their materials electronically.

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