Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Corporate Communications

Penn State University

Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Campus City:
Lehman, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Academic Affairs - Corporate Communications


Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites applications for a Lecturer (master level) or Assistant Teaching Professor (doctoral level) in Corporate Communication. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, fixed-term appointment to begin August 2020, but a January start date is possible. The initial appointment is for one year (36 weeks) with an excellent possibility of reappointment. Responsibilities: teach 4 courses (12 credits) each semester related to public speaking, leadership, and corporate communication (organizational communication, marketing communication, public relations, government relations, nonprofit relations, and media relations). The successful candidate will advise students, involve students in undergraduate research activities, provide career guidance, participate in campus, University, and community service, participate in teaching development, and engage in activities to stay current in the discipline. Qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s degree in Corporate Communication or a closely-related discipline. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Industry experience and prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred, as well as an interest in active and collaborative learning and the instructional use of technology. Enthusiasm for working in a multi-disciplinary environment is important. Campus information: Penn State Wilkes-Barre is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students; about 20% are adult learners. Nine baccalaureate degrees are offered as well as the coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors. Students and faculty at Penn State Wilkes-Barre have all of the resources of a major research University at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere with a low student/faculty ratio. For more information, visit http://wb.psu.edu. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to https://psu.jobs; other materials pertinent to this position may also be included. Emailed application materials will not be considered. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references; the successful candidate will be required to submit criminal background clearances. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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