Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
ESM/Center for Neural Engineering


The Center for Neural Engineering at Penn State University has two postdoctoral positions available for an interdisciplinary project on Predictive Personalized Public Health (P3H), funded by an NIH Director’s Transformative Award. This project employs predictive modeling and optimal control strategies to fuse microbial and environmental variables for point-of-care predictive treatment in the developing world. It is a transdisciplinary fusion across infectious disease, epidemiology, global health, genomics, meteorology, computer science, control engineering, and mathematics, and the collaborating investigators include S. Schiff, M. Ferrari, M. Haran, F. Zhang, S. Greybush, G. Jenkins, V. Monga, J. Broach, T. Berry, T. Sauer, J. Paulson, and R. Irizarry. Ideal candidates would have a recent Ph.D. with relevant background drawing from Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Meteorology, Data Assimilation or Data Science, Statistics, Dynamical Systems or Computational Biology. Please apply online and send CV, brief description of research experience, and contact information for three references, to Steven Schiff ( Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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