Adjunct Instructor - School of Humanities and Social Sciences , Penn State Behrend

    University Park, PA 16802

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    The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College offers classes in advertising and public relations, anthropology, the arts (art history, arts administration, music, film, and theater), communication, creative writing, digital technologies, education, English composition, foreign languages (French, German, and Spanish), history (western and non-western), journalism (broadcast and print), literature, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, and women's/gender studies. We anticipate a need for part-time instructors in some of these disciplines for the 2020-21 academic year.

    The positions are dependent on class enrollments, low enrollments may necessitate cancelling the class and position. Salary is competitive. Responsibilities include creating and using a syllabus and course materials approved by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to teach courses. Required qualifications include evidence of an earned Doctorate or Master's degree, a commitment to excellence in teaching, including use of current technology, evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

    Applicants must submit a letter of application documenting qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names, email addresses and phone number of two references to can speak to the applicant's teaching abilities.


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    Erie, PA
    Posting ID: 554948351Posted: 2020-05-21