Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

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


The Bharti lab ( at The Pennsylvania State University, in the department of Biology and the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, is recruiting a highly self-motivated Postdoctoral Scholar to conduct research on human health, movement, and infectious diseases with a focus on Hendra virus spillover in Australia. Successful applicants will have experience in spatial analysis using GIS, be skilled in R and Python, and have good team communication skills. Experience in statistical and dynamic modeling a plus, interdisciplinary experience a plus. The position requires a Ph.D. degree in biology, geography, epidemiology, ecology or a related field. Creative thinkers interested in research in this area are encouraged to apply. Please provide 1) a current CV, 2) a personal statement describing why you are a good candidate for this job, including a summary of your prior achievements, awards, and honors, 3) a research statement describing your research interests, your impact on the field to date, and future goals, 4) pdfs up to three representative publications, and 5) contact information for three references. All application materials must be submitted electronically. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send questions to

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