Job Posting: Teaching Faculty

Job Posting: Teaching Faculty

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences of The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for full-time positions as a member of the teaching faculty for the 2023-24 academic year. Teaching is anticipated to be in-person.

We seek full-time teaching faculty to teach undergraduate courses in Communication Arts and Sciences, principally in CAS 100 (Effective Speech) but also, as the need arises, in undergraduate communication science, rhetoric, visual communication, and collegiate debate courses. A minimum of a Master’s degree in communication studies or a related field is required. The start date for these positions is August 2023.

Successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

Appointment would be at the appropriate faculty rank of Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, or Associate Teaching Professor. Rank will be decided based on education and experience.

These are non-tenure-track, term appointments with the possibility of reappointment. Length of term is determined by rank and qualifications. Teaching faculty can anticipate to teach three or four courses over the course of an academic year.

The College of the Liberal Arts is committed to offering professional growth and promotional opportunities for non-tenure-line faculty appointments. Information on faculty ranks and progression can be found at

Additional Information: To apply, please submit a letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job, a curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching excellence at Penn State’s Job Posting Board.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Penn State 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.

Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to 75% tuition discounts (including for a spouse and dependent children up to the age of 26) and paid holidays. Please visit for more detailed information.

Teaching faculty in Communication Arts and Sciences have access to department and college funds to create innovative course content and to travel to an academic conference for the purposes of professional development.

To apply, please visit–Department-of-Communication-Arts-and-Sciences_REQ_0000042846-1

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