About the School

The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is the intellectual core of the University. Its 26 academic departments are home to leading faculty in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

These scholars are regularly recognized with academia's highest honors, including in recent years the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Fellowship, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Nobel Prize. Research activity is also supported by 23 School-based centers and 5 inter-school institutes.

SAS is the academic home of half of Penn’s students and provides 60 percent of the courses taken by students in Penn's undergraduate professional schools. The College of Arts and Sciences enrolls 6,400 undergraduates studying for the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The Graduate Division offers doctoral training to approximately 1,900 candidates in 33 programs. The College of Liberal and Professional Studies provides a range of educational opportunities for lifelong learners and working professionals. Ten professional master’s programs are administered School-wide. SAS has 492 standing faculty and 670 staff.

Working in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania will provide the successful incumbent with the opportunity to become a part of a uniquely complex work environment.

The school is currently recruiting talented business-savvy financial analysts, business managers, business administrators and financial coordinators along with IT professionals including software developers and programmers to work in a variety of academic departments throughout the school.

Please check Jobs@Penn for listings of jobs within SAS.