Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Penn State University

Penn State DuBois
Campus City:
DuBois, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Dubois
Health and Human Development


Penn State DuBois invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2020, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester. Courses may include topics related to lifespan development, childhood development, adulthood and aging, family, policy, diversity, statistics, and/or research methods. The ideal candidate will maintain an active research agenda within a discipline associated with the Human Development and Family Studies programs (BS, AS, and minor), demonstrate high quality teaching at the undergraduate level, and thrive in a team-based work environment. The successful candidate will be expected to advise undergraduate students in the major, supervise and mentor undergraduate researchers, and perform service to the department, campus, and university. A passion for student success and the ability to foster and maintain productive professional and community partnerships is expected. Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies, Social Work, Counselor Education, Educational Psychology, or Psychology. ABD applicants must have completed their degree prior to first day of employment. Demonstrated commitment to high quality teaching in a variety of modalities, including the use of contemporary distance education technologies. Demonstrated excellence in teaching lifespan development, childhood/adolescent development, family, policy, diversity, statistics, and/or research methods. Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice in research and teaching. Evidence of a research focus and publications in a human development and family studies field. Ability to teach and/or mentor first-generation, underrepresented minority, and non-traditional college students. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State DuBois, one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide, is situated in north central Pennsylvania about 70 miles west of State College/University Park and 100 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. It is a commuter campus comprised of approximately 600 students. The student-centered faculty and staff are dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning. Class sizes are small, and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Since opening its doors in 1935, thousands of degree-seeking individuals have received a world-class education delivered in a friendly, small-campus setting. Solid ties to business, industry, and the community help enhance the strong academics of the Penn State DuBois experience, creating a well-rounded foundation for lifelong learning. Today, Penn State DuBois continues to prepare leaders for the twenty-first century through a continuing tradition of cutting-edge technology, faculty expertise, and dedication to excellence. The campus offers 6 Bachelor’s degrees, 8 Associate degrees, and the first 2 years of over 160 Penn State undergraduate degree programs. Additional information is available at Application: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Application review begins December 2, 2019 and continues until the position is filled.Inquiries: Dr. Mary Mino, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Penn State DuBois Campus. E-mail: Telephone: (814) 375-4808. Penn State requires all new employees to undergo a criminal background check.

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