Assistant Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science


The Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Although the Department seeks candidates with experience across all areas of atmospheric science, special consideration will be given to candidates whose research interests encompass extreme events of weather and climate that can impact energy, water, landscape, and/or health. The successful candidate will develop strong collaborations with other faculty members to advance excellence in research and teaching. The department has over 20 tenure-line faculty members engaged in a wide range of research and teaching activities, providing a fertile environment for collaboration and professional growth and attracting outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants require a Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a closely related discipline. Further information on the department can be found at Inquiries about the position may be directed to Professor Yvette Richardson ( Applications should be submitted online and include a cover letter, statements of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of four references. Applications from women and under-represented groups are strongly encouraged. Review of applicants will begin immediately and applications received by December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

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