Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education


Starting Date: July 1, 2019 or as negotiated. Responsibilities: This is a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Agricultural and Extension Education (AEE) with a 50% teaching and 50% research responsibility. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program related to program development and leadership, program evaluation, and extension education while working in multi-disciplinary teams and secure external funding. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses related to research methods, basic statistical analysis, advanced data analysis, and applied program evaluation. Teaching expectations will be four courses per year. Qualifications: Ph.D. in agricultural leadership, agricultural and extension education, or related field. The candidate should possess exceptional research and methodological skills as well as a record of established teaching experience. The successful candidate must have completed all degree requirements by the appointment date. The ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the university and community is required. Salary: Competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available. Applicants should upload a letter of application, names and addresses of three professional references, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and official transcripts. Questions can be directed to: Laszlo Kulcsar, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, The Pennsylvania State University at Review of applicants will begin on February 28, 2019 and remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

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