Open Rank in Language Arts and Literacy Education

Penn State University

Penn State Berks
Campus City:
Reading, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Berks


Penn State Berks (Reading, PA) invites applications for a full time, multi-year Fixed Term (non-tenure line) Open Rank in Language Arts and Literacy Education position, beginning August 2020. This position is housed in the Early Childhood Education Program which offers a four-year baccalaureate degree. The successful candidate will teach courses in literacy education including reading, language arts, children’s literature, and additional courses matching the individuals background. This position carries a 4-4 teaching load for a total of twelve credits per semester. Qualifications: A masters or doctoral degree in literacy education and elementary teaching experience are required with expertise in these areas: literacy instruction, literacy assessment, literacy theories and practices, literacy coaching, content/disciplinary literacy, children’s and adolescent literature. Experience in an urban setting and prior college teaching experience are preferred qualifications. An active research agenda is welcome, though not required. Responsibilities: The faculty member will contribute to the undergraduate teacher certification program in Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Penn State Berks. Application Process: Applicants should apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For questions concerning the position, please contact Dr. Jayne Leh, Search Committee Chair, at Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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