Tenure-Line Assistant/Associate/Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering


The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, at The Pennsylvania State University, on the University Park campus, invites applications for two tenure-line positions: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor ranks with research interests in the application of science and engineering to energy challenges. Applications from women and under-represented groups are strongly encouraged. This position will support the thematic area of the Penn State strategic plan: Stewarding our Planet’s Resources. The department specializes in energy through the application of science, engineering, economics, and policy. These positions will likely be co-funded by university institutes, such as the Penn States Institutes of Energy and the Environment (www.psiee.psu.edu), Materials Research Institute (www.mri.psu.edu), the EMS Energy Institute (www.energy.psu.edu), and also the Department of Chemical Engineering (www.che.psu.edu). The teaching contribution will be primarily within the Energy Engineering program (one of seven departmental undergraduate programs). The department also offers MS and PhD degrees in Energy and Mineral Engineering with options in fuel science; energy systems engineering; mining and mineral processes engineering; and petroleum and natural gas engineering. More information about the department can be found at (http://www.eme.psu.edu). Qualification for the position is a doctorate in energy related engineering or science discipline that must be completed by the start date of the position. Those considered for the Associate level or higher must demonstrate an established commensurate record in research and teaching. The candidate must have the ability to teach and develop undergraduate energy engineering courses and contribute to graduate education in the department. Applications materials, in a single pdf file, should include: a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae including educational background, employment history, and a list of peer reviewed publications and other technical papers; statements addressing research and teaching interests along with a statement on past or future contributions to diversity and inclusion; names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of four references. Application materials must be submitted electronically and should be address to: Chair of Energy Engineering Faculty Search Committee. Applicants should also provide evidence, either woven through their application materials, or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence and engagement in their work environment. Review of applicants will begin on January 15, 2019 and will continue until the 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