Postdoctoral Researcher - Complex Oxides

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Physics - MRSEC – Center for Nanoscale Science


The MRSEC – Center for Nanoscale Science at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill a postdoctoral position in the area of complex oxides. The successful candidate will participate in Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) 1 titled Designing Functionality in Layered Oxides at the Center for Nanoscale Science. This project will involve complex oxides, layered oxides in particular, conducting original research, and working with graduate students and collaborators within the center. The ideal candidate should have experience in electrical, optical, and structural (electron microscopy, diffraction) of materials, and in working with multidisciplinary research groups. Experience in clean room nano fabrication and electron/optical microscopies is preferred. Requirements include a Ph.D. in the field of materials science, physics, chemistry, or related fields. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, and names of two reference letters (including their email addresses) indicating the appropriate job number in the subject line. Applicants should arrange for two reference letters to be submitted to Denise Patton at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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