Assistant Professor of Biology

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
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Penn State Harrisburg
School of Science, Engineering and Technology


The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, School of Science, Engineering and Technology, invites applications for tenure track Assistant Professor positions in Biology, with a Fall Semester 2018 starting date. We are seeking exceptional candidates in all areas of Biology. Candidates should be qualified to teach courses in the core curriculum of a general biology as well as genetics and developmental biology programs. Candidates are expected to engage in research and scholarly activities, participate in school/college/university and professional service, and assist with program assessment and development. Candidates are also expected to advise students and serve as research mentors to Honors Program students. A Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related discipline is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and mentoring experience, active research, as well as demonstrated experience with successful grant writing and evidence of involvement in extramural funded research. The successful candidates will have access to significant resources in the Science and Technology building. Information about the College can be found at The college offers B.S. degree programs in science and biology as well as engineering, engineering technology, computer science, and mathematics. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of 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