Assistant Professor in Managed Pollinator Biology, Health, and Ecology

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences


The research focus of this position will focus on investigations into the biology, ecology, and health of managed pollinators. The successful candidate is expected to conduct innovative research and extension on managed pollinators, advise graduate students, and secure extramural funding to support research and outreach programs. Ph.D. in entomology, ecology, or related sciences with demonstrated accomplishments in research relevant to managed pollinators preferred. Prior experience in extension related activities would be an advantage. Expertise in areas that complement existing departmental strengths in pollinator research, IPM, chemical ecology, genomics or disease ecology is desired. Extension responsibilities will include working with stakeholders on the management of pollinators and delivery of information to diverse audiences with traditional and information-technology methods. Participation in the Horticulture Extension team is expected. Requires competence and comfort in working with multiple stakeholders involved directly in pollinator management. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate with the diversity faculty and stakeholders associated with the Penn State Center for Pollinator Research. An ability to relate to a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students is required. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package will be provided. Applications received by August 31, 2015 will receive full consideration, though review will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will need to provide a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, statements of teaching and research experiences and interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list of references.

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