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Job Number: 41152

Affirmative Action Search No. #: 021-318

Posted: 11/12/2013 Closes: 6/30/2014

Announcement: The Pennsylvania State University College of the Liberal Arts, University Park campus, invites applicants for tenure-track appointments beginning Fall 2014 in the following departments and programs: African Studies; African American Studies; Anthropology; Applied Linguistics; Asian Studies; Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies; Communication Arts and Sciences; Comparative Literature; Criminology; Economics; English; French and Francophone Studies, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures; History; Jewish Studies, Labor and Employment Relations; Philosophy, Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Spanish, Italian and Portuguese; and Women’s Studies. We offer a competitive compensation package. Required qualifications include a demonstrated interest in and capacity to do research publishable in top-tier journals, a high level of teaching competence, and an earned doctorate (entry-level candidates must have degree in hand by appointment date). To view and apply for specific job openings, visit www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/ Electronic submission of applications is strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply electronically, send letter of interest, current CV, and names of three references to: Liberal Arts Searches, c/o Human Resources Generalist-Faculty, The Pennsylvania State University, 111 Sparks Building, University Park, PA 16802. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by December 20, 2013, but all positions will remain open until appropriate candidates are found. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. 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.

Contact: Faye Maring (flm2@psu.edu)

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.