Instructor of Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE)

Penn State University

Penn State Altoona
Campus City:
Altoona, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Altoona
Rail Transportation Engineering


Penn State Altoona invites applications for a fixed-term appointment in Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE) beginning in spring 2020. This is a three-year full-time position, with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in support of the development of the Rail Transportation Engineering program; advise and mentor undergraduate students; participate in all aspects of the program’s activities; and serve the profession. Candidates must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to undergraduate education, curricular development and assessment. Teaching and/or industrial experience in the railroad and/or transportation engineering is a plus. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required later), and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin in July 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information about Penn State Altoona and RTE, please visit our web pages at and

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