Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Chemistry and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


The Chemistry Department and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) at The Pennsylvania State University are seeking outstanding applicants for one or more tenure-track faculty positions in areas that have the potential to bridge the interests of the two Departments. Junior and Senior candidates are encouraged to apply, and the appointment(s) can be made at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. Successful applicants should be capable of achieving teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Chemistry and BMB Departments at Penn State have many advantages to offer new faculty members, including highly motivated graduate students, excellent support staff, and outstanding shared facilities on the University Park campus. Research in the biological sciences also benefits from opportunities for collaboration within the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences (http://www.huck.psu.edu/). Moreover the Materials Research Institute (http://www.mri.psu.edu/), and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment (http://www.environment.psu.edu/) offer many prospects for cross-disciplinary interactions and collaboration. In addition to submitting an application, cover letter, current CV, and brief statement of research interests at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4522, Penn State requires all applicants to register and complete the application form at the Penn State employment website by clicking the Apply Online button below. Also, applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover to facultysearch@chem.psu.edu. Applications will be evaluated starting November 3, 2014 and the search will continue until the positions are filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088