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Lecturer in Secondary Education - Social Studies

Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Harrisburg

Job Title: Lecturer in Secondary Education - Social Studies
Job Location: Middletown, PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Humanities: other
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Lecturer in Secondary Education - Social Studies

Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg


Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, invites applications for a Lecturer in Secondary Education – Social Studies.

This is a one-year, benefits-eligible faculty appointment beginning August 2017.There is a high likelihood of renewal.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, coordinating programs in secondary education, current scholarly research, supervising candidates in field experiences, and engage in service.

Penn State Harrisburg has an enrollment of 5,045 students and is located in Middletown, PA. The College is easily accessible via interstate and rail routes to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York. We offer NCATE-accredited teacher education programs in elementary education, with early childhood and middle level options, and the M.Ed. in Teaching and Curriculum and in Literacy Education. We also support secondary education in English, mathematics, and social studies.

To learn more about the College and the School, visit and

Job Requirements

An earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in social studies or a related degree and secondary education teaching experience are required.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with a record of research on topics related to social studies or social studies education, a commitment to working with diverse populations, the use of technology in teacher education, and experience with national accreditation.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, and samples of preprints and reprints to Three confidential written letters of reference should be sent directly to Dr. Karin Sprow Forté, Chair, Secondary Education Social Studies Search Committee #69642. Penn State Harrisburg, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, W331 Olmsted, Middletown, PA 17057 or email to

Review of applications will begin immediately 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.

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