Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Campus/Location:
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Date Announced:
08/10/2015
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
59077
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Department:
School of Science

Description

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2016. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required at the time of appointment. Postdoctoral research and/or teaching experience is desirable. Teaching duties include organic chemistry, biochemistry and upper-level courses commensurate with background and experience. The candidate should have the ability to develop a strong research program in organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry or biochemistry. The successful candidate should have demonstrated skills and interests in undergraduate education, and in mentoring undergraduate research. Penn State Behrend is a four-year, primarily undergraduate college of Penn State University with approximately 4,400 students and thirty-four baccalaureate majors. The College is committed to balance between teaching and research. The School of Science offers four-year majors in biology, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics, math education, nursing, physics, and general science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie’s Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. Upload four documents 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, 3) copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts and 4) teaching and research statements including a brief explanation of suitability of research at an undergraduate college. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director, School of Science at kociolek@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin October 5, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088