Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in English

Penn State York invites applications for a Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in English, multi-year non-tenure line appointment, 36 weeks to begin January 2024 or August 2024, as negotiated. This is a term appointment.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching each semester lower-division composition, social science writing, and/or technical writing. Preference will be given to applicants who are qualified to teach occasional upper-division courses in digital humanities, media studies, and/or writing for the web. Teaching assignments may include day or evening classes as needed. The candidate should expect to (1) remain current in his or her field through appropriate professional development activities; (2) participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development; (3) advise students and provide career guidance; and (4) participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of a master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) in English, composition, or comparative literature. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment and contributing to the diversity of the campus is important.

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 York is one of more than twenty Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 750 students; about 15% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as twelve baccalaureate degrees and five associate degrees. Penn State York is located in southcentral Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from Washington, DC, or Philadelphia. The campus rests on 51 acres, overlooking the historic city of York. Students and faculty at Penn State York have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting, and have many opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

For more information about the campus, visit www.york.psu.edu. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to:

Dr. Robert Farrell, Director of Academic Affairs

Penn State York. E-mail: jrf10@psu.edu

Telephone: 717-771-4051.

How to Apply:

Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included.

Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Visit https://hr.psu.edu/careers.

Closing Date: Application review begins October 2, 2023, and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability 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 in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-York/Lecturer-or-Assistant-Teaching-Professor-in-English_REQ_0000048415-1

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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