Adjunct Instructor of Social Studies Education

Penn State University

Penn State Altoona
Campus City:
Altoona, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Altoona
Social Studies Education


The Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences at Penn State Altoona is seeking a part-time Instructor of Social Studies Education for the fall 2019 semester, with the possibility of renewal. Teaching duties include teaching Social Studies Education methods for pre-service teachers. Successful candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Social Studies Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education or a related field with experience teaching elementary school social studies. Additional experience working with undergraduate teacher education students preferred. To be considered, applicants must complete an online application and upload a letter of application documenting qualifications and areas of expertise, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of candidates will occur immediately. All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Specific questions regarding class content, expertise requirements, and/or application process should be emailed to Dr. Leigh A. Haefner, Interim Head of the Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences, 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