Art Education Post-Doctoral Scholar

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of Arts and Architecture
School of Visual Arts


The School of Visual Arts at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Art Education to begin August 1, 2019. This is a one-year (non-tenure track) position with excellent possibility of a second year based on funding and performance. The successful candidate will teach at least one undergraduate course per semester, propose and conduct a research project, assist with art education initiatives (such as professional development for k-12 teachers, high school art camp, Saturday Art School), and integrate themselves within the scholarly culture of art education scholarship in the School of Visual Arts. The successful candidate should have a strong background in art education complimented by a specific area of research emphasis, and a demonstrated record of scholarly collaborations, publications, and/or conference presentations. The successful candidate will be expected to interact and collaborate with the other Art Education faculty members and students (undergraduate and graduate). Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Art Education or a related field within the last two years. To be considered for this position, applicants must provide: (1) a cover letter detailing their qualifications for the position, (2) an updated CV, (3) examples of three recent publications and/or creative accomplishments, (4) a statement describing the research they intend to conduct, and (5) contact information for three references. Applicants should provide evidence, either within their application materials or as a separate statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusivity in their research, teaching, and/or scholarly practice. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to B. Stephen Carpenter, II at

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