Assistant Teaching Professor of Education (Special 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 Education
Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education


The Special Education Program at Penn State is seeking a qualified individual to teach in the online graduate program beginning August 2019. The new fixed-term faculty member will teach graduate courses in special education and applied behavior analysis via the World Campus and advise incoming World Campus students in one of three areas of emphasis for the M.Ed. (Applied Behavior Analysis, Academic and Behavioral Supports, and Autism). Responsibilities to include: teaching 8 courses per year (4-Fall and 4-spring semester) in the online graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis, advising incoming students in the online SPLED program, and engaging professionally to strengthen the links between research and practice. This position requires an earned doctorate in Special Education or a related field, minimum of two years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities, a record of scholarly activities, evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching including use of current technology, commensurate with experience, and evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Desirable qualifications include Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential or eligibility as an instructor in an ABAI verified course sequence and experience with distance and/or blended models of instruction. Applicants must submit a cover letter documenting qualifications and ability to meet responsibilities of the position; current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three academic references. This is a one-year, fixed-term, 36-week appointment with excellent prospects for continuing reappointment and potential opportunities for supplemental teaching assignments. Salary is competitive and full University benefits apply. Applications received by April 5, 2019 are assured full consideration; however, applications will be received until the position is filled. If you have questions relevant to the position’s responsibilities, contact Dr. David Lee at (814)865-3567 or

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