Assistant Professor

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State College of Medicine
Public Health Sciences


The Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) of the Penn State College of Medicine is seeking applicants to fill an assistant professor position (tenure-track) with specialization in Biostatistics. This position will have a primary appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences. The Department consists of three academic divisions, namely, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, and Health Services and Behavioral Research. There are more than 50 faculty members in the Department (26 tenured/tenure-eligible) and more than 100 supportive staff members. PHS provides a strong infrastructure for its faculty members in the areas of biostatistics, study design, data management, research computing, project management, and finance and administration. PHS offers four graduate programs, namely, Master of Science (MS) in Public Health Sciences, Master of Public Health (MPH), PhD in Biostatistics, and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), and currently PHS is developing a PhD in Epidemiology program. With its location in Hershey, near Harrisburg, PA, PHS has a strong collaborative relationship with public health scientists and practitioners with the PA Department of Health. The successful candidate is expected to develop a bio statistical research program, collaborate with biomedical researchers in Penn State Hershey Medical Center, and teach graduate-level biostatistics courses. The successful candidate also will participate in our Biostatistics PhD program. The successful candidate should hold a doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field, and expertise and experience in clinical trial design/analysis and causal inference is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials. Candidates should apply and submit a letter of application to include a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, and names with contact information for three professional references.

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