Assistant Director of Human Imaging

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Vice President of Research
Social Science Research Institute


The Social, Life, & Engineering Sciences Imaging center (SLEIC; ), under the direction of Dr. Michele Diaz ( invites applications for an Assistant Director of Human Imaging position. The individual in this position will assist in the administrative, logistic, and research activities at our research-dedicated facilities: the Human Electrophysiology Facility (HEF) and the 3T Siemens Prisma MRI Facility at the University Park campus. The imaging center contributes to Penn State’s thriving research environment by providing state-of-the art brain imaging and data analysis facilities. The Assistant Director’s responsibilities will include: oversight of daily operations of the center, working with technical staff, overseeing quality assurance procedures, coordinating administrative activities such as billing and regulatory compliance, developing and conducting training workshops, working with the director on language and aging research, and providing the highest levels of customer service. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a related discipline with a background in EEG and/or functional MRI, as well as research experience in language science or aging. Knowledge of related programming and analysis software is highly desirable (e.g., EEG lab, linux/unix systems, R, FSL, etc.). Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving abilities are a must. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Selection is dependent upon successful accomplishment of background clearances in accordance with Penn State Policy. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding.

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