Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering


The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME; at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position as an instructor for Mining Engineering. Candidates for the position must hold a master’s degree or preferably a Ph.D. in mining engineering or a closely related field, must be committed to excellence in teaching, and have at least 2 years of experience either as an instructor of mining related courses, and/or research; or working in the mining industry, a consulting firm, or a government agency with a major focus on the mining industry. Registration as a professional engineer is desirable. Responsibilities of the applicant will include teaching undergraduate courses and advising students. Mining has a long and acclaimed history at Penn State focused on all phases of coal mining and mine health and safety, and now expanding into aggregates and critical minerals. Applications materials should include, in a single pdf file: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research and teaching interests; three sample publications (if applicable); and names and contact information for three references. These materials must be submitted electronically to Questions can be directed to Dr. Sekhar Bhattacharyya at and (814) 863-7606. Employment will require successful completion of background checks in accordance with University policies. Review of applications will begin July 29, 2019 and continue until the position is 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