Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
01/29/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
85380
Work Unit:
Vice President of Research
Department:
Materials Research Institute

Description

This Postdoctoral Scholar position will have 2 primary job responsibilities. In the first, the Post-Doc position requires experience in electrical characterization of ceramics and slurry systems in the microwave frequency range. The applicant should have a strong background in electromagnetics and dielectric relaxation mechanisms of solids and liquids. In the second, the Post-Doc will be responsible for cold sintering of materials to be used in medical ultrasound systems. In particular, the acoustic impedance of the materials will need to be controlled by a combination of materials selection and densification. The candidate must have familiarity with electrical and electromechanical characterization of solids and must either have or learn skills in cold sintering.

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