Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

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


The Department of Statistics, at The Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for multiple Postdoctoral Scholar positions in the labs of Dr. Le Bao and Dr. Runze Li. Potential research projects include (but not limited to) developing statistical methods and theory for high-dimensional data analysis with applications of understanding HIV epidemics. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or directly related field at time of appointment is required. The successful applicants will be expected to have a solid statistical background, research experiences showing independence and innovation, and demonstrated academic writing skills. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from the date of hire with the possibility of re-funding. Applicants must complete the Penn State application and must submit an application through ( with the following materials in order for the application to be complete: Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Research Experience and Interests; Names and Contact Information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions have been filled. Informal inquiries about this search may be directed to Dr. Le Bao ( or Dr. Runze Li (

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