Overview

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking applications for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure track, assistant teaching professor position in European History beginning August 2018. The successful candidate must be an excellent teacher and have received his or her PhD no later than August 2018. The successful candidate must be able to teach scheduled courses in Modern European and Russian History.

Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,500 students and 34 baccalaureate majors in four schools: Business, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Science. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research, on close student/faculty interaction, on its use of the open lab concept, and on its beautiful, wooded hilltop campus. The School of Humanities & Social Sciences has about 80 full-time faculty members, offers ten Bachelor`s degrees (Arts Administration; Communication; Creative Writing; Digital Media, Arts, and Technology; Elementary and Early Childhood Education; English; General Arts and Sciences; History; Political Science; and Psychology) and one Master`s degree (Applied Clinical Psychology.) The school is also home to the languages and the arts. Technology and inter-library loan resources are excellent, and internal funds are available for scholarly activity. There is an on-campus childcare center.

Erie, Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie`s Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area.

Please upload required application materials: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Have references send letters of recommendation directly to Cindy Cass, cmc123@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 26 and continue until the position is filled.

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. 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.

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/77055