Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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Penn State College of Medicine
C&M Physiology


The laboratory of Dr. Chris Yengo in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania has a postdoctoral position available immediately to study the structural dynamics of cardiac muscle myosin using spectroscopic, transient kinetic, and biophysical methods. Experience with transient kinetics and/or time resolved fluorescence spectroscopy and/or embryonic stem cells is highly desirable. A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) with an excellent background and research experience in molecular biology, protein purification, and structure/function studies is also desirable. The Yengo laboratory is well equipped for biochemical, biophysical, and cell biological studies and includes a stopped-flow, time resolved fluorescence spectrofluorimeter, microcalorimeter, Octet QK system, and TIRF microscope. The Department has outstanding core facilities including a confocal microscope with live cell and deconvolution capability and plans to purchase a new live cell TIRF microscope with FRET and FRAP capability. For more information on the Yengo lab please see This is a fixed-term appointment funded one year from date of hire.

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