Part-Time Communications Instructor

Penn State University

Penn State Brandywine
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Penn State Brandywine, located in Media, PA, seeks a part time (non-tenure) Instructor for Communication Arts and Sciences, on Tuesdays and Thursday’s at 9:05 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., for the 2019 fall semester. Candidates should have expertise in the following areas: Group Communication Theory and Research. The CAS 450W is an advanced level course where students will study a wide range of theories and methods addressing decision-making and problem-solving aspects of group communication. By the end of this course, students will be able to: Recognize common themes of group dynamics; define theories and methods associated with group communication; solve problems effectively and efficiently in a group setting; adequately teach sections of the course while working in a small group; and develop a well written-research paper that analyzes the dynamics of group communication. The instructor for this course will work with the Communication Arts and Sciences Program Coordinator to help create a syllabus, outline the course reading materials, and generate assignments. Requirements for this position include: M.A. or Ph.D. in Communication Arts and Sciences (or related field); at least 3 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level; teaching experience in small group communication.

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