Assistant Teaching Professor of Criminal Justice

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
Campus City:
Abington, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Abington
Academic Affairs


The Pennsylvania State University – Abington College invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term faculty position in Criminal Justice beginning in August 2019. Competitive candidates will be prepared to teach in the areas of corrections, criminology, and/or community programs related to criminal justice. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred. The course load is a 4x4 and the ability to teach both lower- and upper-division courses is highly desirable. Candidates must possess a commitment to excellence in teaching, advising, and service to the college community. A master’s or doctoral degree in criminal justice or a closely related field or a J.D. is required. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding. Penn State Abington serves racially- and ethnically-diverse students, first-generation college students, students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, and a significant international student population. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to helping all students succeed through engagement in and out of the classroom. The Abington College is a four-year college of The Pennsylvania State University and is conveniently located near Philadelphia. For more information see Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation through Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to Lisa Morris, chair of the search committee (

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