Visiting Artist/Assistant Teaching Professor

Penn State University

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


The School of Visual Arts at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a Visiting Artist to begin August 1, 2019. This is a two-year (non-tenure track) position. The successful candidate will teach at least one undergraduate course per semester, propose and conduct a project, engage in art initiatives within one or more of the studio areas in the school (Ceramics, Drawing & Painting, Foundations, Photography, Sculpture, Digital Art and Media Design/New Media/Interdisciplinary Digital Studio), and integrate themselves within the culture of the School of Visual Arts. The successful candidate should have a strong background in a specific area of studio art, a demonstrated record of collaborations and exhibitions. The successful candidate will be expected to interact and collaborate with the faculty members and students (undergraduate and graduate) in the School of Visual Arts. Candidates must possess at least a master`s degree or its equivalent. To be considered for this position, applicants must provide: a cover letter detailing their qualifications for the position, an updated CV, examples of artwork or creative accomplishments, a statement describing the project they intend to conduct, and 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