Assistant Teaching Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at The Pennsylvania State University seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position beginning July 2018. Candidates must have a Ph.D in a life science field and will be asked to demonstrate knowledge of effective pedagogical strategies, as well as excellence in teaching. Candidates should have experience in one or in a combination of the following areas: biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, molecular and cell biology, genomics and bioinformatics. Successful candidates are expected to be able to teach both laboratory and lecture courses, advise students, and may also have the opportunity to participate in the departmental freshman research initiative depending on candidate’s interest and departmental needs. Service to the department, college and university is expected as well. Position is a non-tenure track, 48-week appointment funded for one-year from date of hire with excellent possibility of renewal. Candidates are required to apply online. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of complete applications will begin as soon as applications are received and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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