Assistant Research Professor

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
General and Academic Officers - Research
The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences


The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State seek applications for research associate position with an interest focused on metabolism and metabolomics research. Candidates must have demonstrated experience with operating high field nuclear magnetic resonance and high resolution mass spectrometers as well as analyzing data obtained from them in the context of a metabolomic experiment. Candidates should have a strong publication record, be on the cusp of obtaining their own independent research funding. The Candidate will be working closely with Dr. Andrew Patterson and the Huck Institutes Metabolomic Instrumentation facility. To be considered, please include in your cover letter a summary of relevant experience and provide a CV, contact information for three professional references (name, position title, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address), and PDF copies of three publications. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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