Assistant Professor

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
Campus City:
Middletown, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs


Penn State Harrisburg, School of Public Affairs (SPA), invites applications for a tenure-track position in health administration at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 2019. The successful candidate will teach in the Master of Health Administration (HADM) and the Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Administration (HPA) programs. Applicants should have an earned Doctorate in health administration or a related field and must provide evidence of a successful and impactful research agenda. TWhile the area of specialization is open, particular interest and ability to teach Long-Term Care Management and Administration, Healthcare IT and Analytics, Healthcare Systems and Management, Healthcare Insurance, and/or Healthcare Ethics is a plus. Residential as well as online teaching experience and interdisciplinary collaboration are expected. All candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching and to ability and willingness to engage in service appropriate to their rank, including recruitment of students and part-time instructors, and must qualify for membership in the Graduate Faculty of The Pennsylvania State University: In addition, since this is a tenure track position, there is a clear expectation for high-quality published research in healthcare as well as a service component to the department, school, and college. The SPA offers additional undergraduate programs in Political Science, Public Policy, and Criminal Justice and additional master`s programs in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, as well as a Ph.D. in Public Administration. It also is the home of Penn State’s Intercollege Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security. For more information on the School, its programs, and its faculty, visit our web site at Penn State Harrisburg is located in Pennsylvania’s state capital region near the Penn State College of Medicine and Hershey Medical Center. It is within a two-three hour drive from such larger metropolitan areas as Baltimore, Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia, PA. For information about Penn State Harrisburg visit: Applicants for the position should submit a letter of application indicating interest for the position, and a curriculum vitae. Three letters of professional reference should also be submitted or emailed to Maria Peiffer at: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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