Tenure-line Biology Faculty

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
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Penn State Abington
Science and Engineering


Penn State Abington’s Division of Science and Engineering seeks a tenure-line faculty member in Biology to begin August 2018. The successful candidate is expected to teach a combination of upper and lower level courses to biology, science and allied health majors; offer flexibility in course scheduling; and advise undergraduate biology and science majors. Preference will be given to candidates who complement and broaden the expertise of our current faculty, as well as those who can teach Anatomy and Physiology. The teaching load for tenure line faculty is nine contact hours per semester. The successful candidate will also be required to establish an active research program, ideally involving undergraduate students, that produces peer-reviewed journal publications. Finally, engagement in service to the campus and university is expected. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Biology or closely related field. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated excellence in teaching biology at the college level, and conducting research that involves undergraduate students. The review process will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following in pdf format: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information of at least three references and a list of courses taught at the college level; a statement of teaching philosophy; and a description of research interests including potential undergraduate research projects. Penn State Abington serves racially- and ethnically-diverse students, first-generation college students, students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, and a significant international student population. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to helping all students succeed through engagement in and out of the classroom. Penn State Abington is a four-year college of The Pennsylvania State University and is conveniently located on a picturesque suburban campus near Philadelphia (a virtual tour can be found at www.youvisit.com/tour/abington?pl=v). For more information about the college, visit abington.psu.edu.

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