Assistant Teaching Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts
Sociology and Criminology


The Department of Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor to lead an online Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) in Applied Demography and to develop and teach online classes within the program. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Sociology, Demography, or related discipline, and prior teaching and administrative experience. We seek a candidate with excellent administration and teaching skills who can effectively coordinate hiring, supervision, and evaluation of instructors, communicate with diverse audiences, and engage in planning and program-related strategic development. Responsibilities include collaborating with the College of the Liberal Arts instructional design staff to develop and implement online courses, teaching selected courses, serving as liaison to other units in the University, and coordinating program staffing, admissions, and student advising. In addition, successful candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community. This is a 48-week fixed-term appointment based at University Park, Pennsylvania with an excellent possibility of refunding. Candidates should submit a letter of application describing their suitability for the position, including a concise statement of relevant leadership and administrative experience, teaching interests and experience, and research/practical experience. Additionally, candidates should submit a curriculum vita or resume, sample syllabi from courses taught, and the names and contact information for three references. Online teaching and/or course development is a plus but not required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Eric Baumer,

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