Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Administration of Justice

Penn State University

Penn State Fayette
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Penn State Fayette
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Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus seeks candidates for a Lecturer (master level) or Teaching Assistant Professor (doctoral level) position in Administration of Justice. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, fixed-term appointment. The initial appointment is for the 2019-20 academic year (36 weeks), teaching 12 credit hours per semester, and may be renewed. Responsibilities include teaching 4 courses (12 credits) each semester related to Administration of Justice (AoJ), criminology, and criminal justice. The successful candidate will participate in teaching development, advise students and provide career guidance, participate in campus, university, and community service, and demonstrate scholarly currency in the AoJ discipline. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Qualifications include the minimum of a Master’s degree in criminology, criminal justice, or a related field. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning and the instructional use of technology is an advantage and prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Applicants must provide a letter of application including a description of teaching approach and a current vita directly to the online Penn State job search site at https://psu.jobs/jobs. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Charles Patrick, Chancellor and CAO, Penn State Fayette. E-mail: wcp13@psu.edu. Telephone: (724)430-4200. Review of applications will begin May 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. An ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the university is required. Penn State Fayette is committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus. Candidates who can contribute to this imperative are encouraged to apply. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important as Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 650 students; about 20% are adult learners. Multiple baccalaureate and associate degrees are offered as well as the coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors. Students and faculty at Penn State Fayette have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. The student/faculty ratio is low in terms of class sizes, facilitating opportunities for mentoring and individualized attention.

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