Assistant Research Professor

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/18/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
76513
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Vice President of Research
Department:
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences - Anthropology

Description

The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences (www.huck.psu.edu), in association with the Department of Anthropology, is seeking applications for a non-tenure track, assistant research professor, early to mid-career scholar whose research uses an evolutionary perspective to inform understandings of human health, starting in July 2018. Topical and methodological areas are open, but the research program of the successful candidate will be integrative and trans-disciplinary, drawing on various approaches from across the anthropological, evolutionary, and biomedical sciences. The candidate could deepen and/or broaden the Department of Anthropology’s existing health-related research strengths in human diversity, human genomics, developmental biology, functional anatomy, quantitative imaging, cell culture and animal models for human biology and disease, biocultural-environment interaction, human-pathogen coevolution, and other areas. The new faculty member will also benefit from Penn State’s exceptional cross-departmental research environment while they contribute to University-level efforts in developing interdisciplinary expertise on the evolutionary mechanisms of human health. The successful candidate will have opportunities to train graduate students in the top-ranked Department of Anthropology program and through various Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences-sponsored intercollege programs Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This will be a fixed-term appointment funded for one-year from the date of hire. Direct questions regarding this faculty position to Dr. Nina Jablonski (ngj2@psu.edu). Applications should be submitted online and include: a one-page cover letter; a curriculum vitae with educational background, employment history, and a list of publications; a two-page future research program statement; a one to two-page teaching statement; and the names, affiliations, and email addresses of three professional 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