Assistant Teaching Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Biobehavioral Health


The Department of Biobehavioral Health (BBH) at Penn State invites applications for a full-time, academic year (36 week), non-tenure track Instructor position potentially beginning Fall, 2019 to support our undergraduate curriculum. The desired candidate will hold a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Biobehavioral Health or a related field. Teaching experience in introductory courses and health promotion are preferred. Primary responsibilities will be to teach undergraduate students. The expected teaching load for this position is 3 courses per semester (6 per academic year). The individual hired for this position will also engage in other program development and service initiatives, including (but not limited to) development of additional course offerings; engaging in and/or leading initiatives to build community among students; and collaborating with a broad range of BBH departmental faculty and staff on departmental service tasks. Initial review of applications will begin April 1st and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically and should include a cover letter describing interests and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references. This is a 2-year fixed-term, multi-year appointment funded for two years from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. The position also provides opportunities for advancement as outlined in PSU Policy AC21 ( Questions concerning this opportunity may be sent to The scholarship and teaching of BBH faculty focuses on how biological, behavioral, psychological, sociocultural, and environmental variables interact to influence health. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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