Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science


The laboratory of Professor Tae-Hee Lee in the Chemistry Department at the Pennsylvania State University seeks to fill postdoctoral research positions to work in the area of single-molecule biophysics of the nucleosome, RNA polymerase II, and chromatin remodelers. The position requires a PhD in an area of physical or biological sciences. Researchers trained in the field of nucleosome biophysics, chromatin or eukaryotic transcription biochemistry and molecular biology are preferred, but individuals trained in other fields of molecular/structural biology and biochemistry are also welcome to apply. Interested and qualified applicants should submit applications electronically and include a CV which includes a list of publications, a cover letter describing your background, prior training and interests. Following a screening of these initial application materials, appropriate candidates will be contacted by email and asked to arrange for letters of recommendation to be sent so that they might be considered further. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in an appropriate field. This is a fixed term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with a possibility of refunding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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