Programmer/Analyst 3 (Programmer)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Full/Part Time:


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 programmer or spatial analyst to conduct data analysis on human health, movement, and infectious diseases for an exciting project 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. Creative thinkers are encouraged to apply. Experience in either: biology, geography, epidemiology, ecology, computer science, or a related field are preferred. Candidates interested in research in this broad area are encouraged to apply. Please provide a current CV, a personal statement describing why you are a good candidate for this job, including a summary of your prior achievements, awards, and honors, a technical statement describing your skills, interests, and future goals, a link to your GitHub page if possible, and contact information for three references. All application materials must be submitted electronically. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send questions to Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of refunding.

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