Postdoctoral Scholar

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
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 $16,104 $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