Lecturer or Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor in Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of the Liberal Arts
Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures


The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the College of the Liberal Arts is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, multi-year position in German beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will serve as Language Coordinator. As Language Coordinator, the successful candidate will supervise, train, and evaluate teaching assistants, monitor language placement and assessment, work on curriculum/program design, and contribute to program building. Ph.D. in German preferred, ABDs considered. Typical teaching load is six courses per year (three courses per semester) with one course release per year for coordination of basic language sequence. Potential courses include introductory, intermediate and advanced German language classes, literature and culture (including visual culture), business German, and linguistics. Native or near-native fluency in German and English, plus college teaching and supervisory experience are expected. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes benefits. For more information on our program, please consult http://german.la.psu.edu/. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio including statement of philosophy, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $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