Assistant Teaching Professor or Instructor of Career and Technical Education

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Education
Professional Personnel Development Center, Workforce Education and Development Program/Learning and Performance Systems Department


Penn State seeks to strengthen its program in Career and Technical Education (CTE) by making one or more appointments in the areas of CTE teacher preparation. These are non-tenure-track, appointments with the Professional Personnel Development Center for Career and Technical Education; rank will be assigned according to the chosen candidates’ credentials. This position will provide field-based teacher preparation and supervision of new CTE teachers pursuing state “Vocational Instructional I” certification. Successful candidates also can expect to conduct non-credit professional development or technical assistance at state CTE conferences and local schools, advise students, and hold weekly office hours at University Park. Work will be performed both individually and as part of a team at central PA secondary schools, on campus, and online. The preferred credential for this position is a doctorate in Career and Technical Education, Workforce Education and Development, or a related field. Required qualifications include: an earned Master’s degree in Career and Technical Education, Workforce Education and Development, or a related field; a Pennsylvania Vocational Instructional II certificate, or Instructional II in Agricultural Education, Technology Education, or Family and Consumer Sciences, or equivalent; minimum one year of experience in CTE teacher preparation; and a minimum five years of teaching experience in CTE. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. First day of employment will be August 12, 2019. This position has a likelihood of refunding. The Professional Personnel Development Center is affiliated with the Workforce Education and Development Program in the College of Education. Complete the online application and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references (including names, titles, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers). Review of applications will begin May 20, 2019 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