Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
11/27/2017
Date Closing:
05/10/2018
Job Number:
75806
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
College of IST
Department:

Description

The College of Information Sciences and Technology is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar position. The successful applicant will hold a PhD in cognitive science, psycholinguistics, computer science or a related field, or have the prerequisite work completed by the appointment date. S/he will be able to carry out high-quality, publishable work, as evidenced by a record of publications in competitive venues. The PI’s group studies cognition through data-driven methods and computational models. We are particularly interested in language processing, e.g., in the context of dialogue, decision-making, and their interaction with different types of memory. Initially, the post-doc will support a project funded by the National Science Foundation, titled "Computational, distributed accounts of human memory”. The initial appointment is for one year, renewable depending on funding and evaluation of the post-docs research and publication activity. The start date is flexible (March - April 2018 preferred). To apply, please submit two letters of reference in addition to C.V. and a research statement.

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