Assistant Teaching Professor of Applied Linguistics

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts
Applied Linguistics


The Department of Applied Linguistics at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position in the ESL/EAP Program to begin in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will primarily teach undergraduate composition courses for matriculated international students; teaching responsibilities may include other courses in the department as well. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in service to the department and ESL/EAP Programs in areas such as curricular innovation and development; new course design and delivery; mentorship of practicum students; and coordination of professional development events for students and colleagues. A Master’s degree in TESL/TESOL is required. Priority will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching composition to international or multilingual writing students, and in designing and/or leading professional development activities for ESL or composition teachers. This is a 36-week (two academic semesters, Fall and Spring), non-tenure track appointment with the possibility of reappointment. Full-time Assistant Teaching Professors teach three courses per semester. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically at Include a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job, a current curriculum vitae with three references listed, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications received by April 22, 2019 will be assured of consideration; however, all applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please visit either or for a more detailed description of the department and the ESL/EAP Programs.

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