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Lecturer in Theatre

Lecturer in Social Media Public Relations and Media Production

Lecturer in Anthropology

 

Lecturer in Theatre

Lecturer in Theatre. The Arts program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a one-year (renewable) lecturer position in Theatre beginning August 2014. The position includes teaching a general theatre history course and an acting course as well as coordinating and directing one production a semester in a small Studio Theatre program for non-majors. The strongest candidates will have some experience in Arts Administration, including Strategic Planning. Candidates should have a record of successful college teaching and theatre directing experience. M.A. or M.F.A. required.

Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,350 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college, please visit our Web site (www.behrend.psu.edu).

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to HSSjobs@psu.edu. If unable to send electronically, applications can be mailed to:

 

Chair, Theatre Search Committee

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Box PSUBD, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

4951 College Drive

Erie, PA 16563-1501

 

Review of applications will begin March 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

 

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

 

Lecturer in Social Media Public Relations and Media Production

The Communication Program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a colleague capable of (a) teaching a sequence of courses in public relations emphasizing social and digital media, (b) teaching radio and/or TV/video practicum courses, and (c) teaching in one or more of the following areas: public speaking, small group discussion, media and society, or media effects. This is a two-year, non-tenure appointment beginning August 2014, with the possibility of renewal. The position has the rank of Lecturer and carries a teaching load of 4 courses per semester.

The ideal candidate will have a record of excellent college teaching that engages and encourages students to think beyond traditional concepts of media.  A Master’s degree in communication/public relations is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Professional PR/media experience desirable.

Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State University in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4350 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college and the communication program, please visit our Web site (www.behrend.psu.edu).

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to HSSjobs@psu.edu by March 17. If unable to send electronically, applications can be mailed to:

 

Chair, Public Relations Search Committee

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

4951 College Drive

Erie, PA 16563-1501

 

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Review of applications will begin March 17, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

 

Lecturer in Anthropology

The History program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement appointment as Lecturer in Anthropology, with a specialization in the archaeology of Mesoamerica, beginning August 2014. Responsibilities include teaching survey courses in introductory archaeology and cultural anthropology, and lower and upper division anthropology courses on early civilizations of Central and South America. The position requires excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as involvement in college and departmental service. A Ph.D. in anthropology is required by August 2014. College teaching experience preferred.

Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State University in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,350 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college and history program, please visit our website (behrend.psu.edu).

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: HSSjobs@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please mail any hard copy application materials to:
 

Chair, Anthropology Search Committee
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
4951 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-1501

 

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

 

 


Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year residential college of Penn State University in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,350 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction.

Two-academic career couples may be interested to know that in addition to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Penn State Behrend also has a School of Business, a School of Science, and a School of Engineering. In the area as well are Allegheny College, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Gannon University, and Mercyhurst University.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

 

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