Postdoctoral Scholar (Vector Biology Postdoc)

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/16/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
76437
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Department:
Entomology

Description

The McGraw lab is hiring a postdoctoral scholar that will work on the genetic basis of Wolbachia-mediated pathogen blocking. The candidate will also be responsible for writing proposals and publications, training graduate students, undergraduate students, and technical staff. The candidate must have completed a PhD and have experience in some of the following; molecular virology, molecular biology, bioinformatics techniques, virus culture, sterile technique, DNA/RNA/protein techniques and work with BSL2 pathogens. Experience rearing mosquitoes and conducting mosquito pathogen infections is a bonus, but not required. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication (both oral and written) skills. To apply, please submit a letter of application describing research interests and professional goals, as well as a CV and contact information for three references.

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