Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Penn State University

Penn State DuBois
Campus City:
DuBois, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Dubois
Academic Affairs- HDFS


Penn State DuBois seeks applicants for a fixed-term non-tenure track Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor (depending on qualifications) position in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS). Preference will be given to individuals who have a strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment. Evidence of scholarly achievement that demonstrates potential for independent scholarship and research is desirable. Duties: The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to successfully teach a combination of courses in Health and Human Development and Counselor Education. The specific teaching load will be determined based on the successful candidate’s areas of expertise. Teaching includes core introductory course to Human Development and Family Studies (encompasses human development across the life span), educational statistics, adolescent development, research methodologies, interventions in human services, family relationships, and leading associate HDFS degree candidates in their internship and the program. Additional courses include counselor education (counseling and chemical dependency) and biobehavioral health (human sexuality). All full-time faculty are expected to engage in scholarly activities, participate actively as an institutional, campus, and professional citizen, and advise undergraduate students. Outstanding teaching and mentoring contributions at the undergraduate level and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence is expected. Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology or related field is required. Prior teaching or practical experience is preferred. About Penn State DuBois: Penn State DuBois, one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide, is situated in north central Pennsylvania about 70 miles west of State College/University Park and 100 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. It is a commuter campus comprised of approximately 600 students. The student-centered faculty and staff are dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning. Class sizes are small, and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Since opening its doors in 1935, thousands of degree-seeking individuals have received a world-class education delivered in a friendly, small-campus setting. Solid ties to business, industry, and the community help enhance the strong academics of the Penn State DuBois experience, creating a well-rounded foundation for lifelong learning. Today, Penn State DuBois continues to prepare leaders for the twenty-first century through a continuing tradition of cutting-edge technology, faculty expertise, and dedication to excellence. The campus offers 6 Bachelor’s degrees, 8 Associate degrees, and the first 2 years of over 160 Penn State undergraduate degree programs. Application: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three references; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Application review begins June 14, 2019 and continues until a suitable candidate is found. Inquiries: Dr. Mary Mino, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Penn State DuBois Campus. E-mail: obc@psu.edu. Telephone: (814) 375-4707. Appointment: Full-time, fixed-term, teaching-line faculty position (36-weeks; renewable) beginning August 2019.

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