Assistant Professor

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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open until filled
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Penn State College of Medicine
Neural & Behavioral Sciences


The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Successful candidates will be expected to have, or to establish, an active research program in neuroscience. Exceptional senior candidates with well-established research programs may also be considered. The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences has developed excellence in a number of areas including central control of visceral organs, vision science, and the neurobiology of addiction. Candidates whose expertise complements that of our existing programs are welcome to apply. All candidates using modern innovative approaches to study important aspects of neuroscience will receive full consideration. Details of the departmental research interests can be found at our website The Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences provides a competitive start-up package, remodeled laboratory space, excellent core facilities, and extensive opportunities for collaborative research and participation in graduate training programs. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, and are asked to submit current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and goals, and the names of at least three 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