Assistant Teaching Professor

Penn State University

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


BBH FT1 Hire for Fall 2019 – Focus on Ethics The Department of Biobehavioral Health (BBH; in the College of Health and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University is a uniquely multi-faceted program — the first of its kind in the nation — examines the space where biological, psychological, environmental, cultural, and global factors converge to affect health and wellness across the entire human lifespan. We believe that an integrative and tailored approach to our research and curriculum offers the greatest potential to drive advancements throughout the broad reaches of this field — and we value diversity as a lens through which we view and understand the challenges that we face. We are inviting applications for a full-time, academic year (36-week), non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position beginning Fall semester 2019 to support our undergraduate curriculum. The undergraduate program teaches about biopsychosocial determinants of health outcomes, mechanisms of public health disparities, critical evaluation of research, ethics, and health promotion. Teaching faculty are highly engaged with both students and curriculum development. Primary responsibilities of the Assistant Teaching Professor position are to teach undergraduate students and provide service to Departmental and/or other University committees. We are interested in a faculty member who can teach courses related to health ethics. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in a field related to: Biobehavioral Health, Bioethics, Philosophy, Public Health, Psychology, Biological Sciences. Teaching experience and background related to ethics in public health, medicine, or research are required. The ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff is required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and an attractive benefits package is available. Applications should be submitted electronically and include a cover letter describing interests and qualifications including a statement of experience with, and commitment to teaching a diverse student body, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is identified. Please direct questions concerning this opportunity to Carol Brytczuk (please include “BBH FT1 Ethics” in email subject line). This is a fixed-term multi-year appointment funded for two years from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding. CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to This site also provides details on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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