Postdoc Teaching Fellow, Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts
Communication Arts and Sciences


The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for full-time faculty positions to teach our foundational communication courses. The successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses in Communication Arts and Sciences, principally in CAS 100 (Effective Speech). CAS 100A emphasizes speaking in public about public matters; CAS 100B focuses on collaborative communication, such as deliberation and group presentations; and CAS 100C centers on message evaluation and analysis. A Master`s degree in a related field is required. Candidates with Ph.D. degrees in the discipline may also be assigned to teach upper level undergraduate courses. The start date for these positions is August 2020. These are one year, non-tenure track appointments with the possibility of reappointment. Full-time faculty normally teach two to four courses per semester. Titles (Postdoc Teaching Fellow, Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor) and course assignments will be dependent on degree and experience. For a more detailed description of the department, please visit our website at To be considered for these positions, applications must include: a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job; a curriculum vitae with three references listed; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are 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