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 a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Biology, with a 2019 fall semester 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 excel 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. Candidates who have prior experience developing and teaching online courses, active research as well as prior supervision of undergraduate student research, demonstrated experience with successful grant writing and evidence of involvement in extramural funded research will be given priority. The successful candidate 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, mathematics and several graduate degree programs. Review of applications will begin November 26, 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