Faculty position in Biology

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
School of Science


Penn State Behrend invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position in Biology to begin August 2018. Applicants must have an M.S. in Biology or related field, but a Ph.D. is preferred. Teaching includes core introductory courses in the biology major, general education, and potentially upper-level undergraduate biology classes commensurate with education and experience. Other responsibilities include coordination of multi-section introductory lab courses, engagement in scholarly activity and school and college service. Candidates with interests in curriculum development, particularly introductory biology lab courses are strongly encouraged to apply. After initial appointment, these positions are renewable, contingent upon enrollment demands and job performance. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,700 students. The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and environmental science. Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie’s Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. Upload four documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and teaching statement. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director, School of Science at kociolek@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin February 16, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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