Associate or Assistant Professor

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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open until filled
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Penn State College of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Physiology


The Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at the Penn State College of Medicine invites applications from outstanding Ph.D. and/or M.D. scientists for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Department has undergone a major expansion within the thriving new research environment of the College of Medicine and the renowned Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Department has strong accomplishments in broad areas of cellular, molecular, and integrative approaches toward translational research. The search is open to applicants in many areas of research including, but not limited to, those studying molecular mechanisms of cellular metabolism and signaling, redox signaling and mitochondrial function, ion channel function, and changes in contractile and structural proteins in disease states. We are seeking early-stage or recently established investigators with strong records of research accomplishment who will complement and expand departmental research interests in cancer, metabolic disorders, aging, and diseases involving cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, or renal remodeling. Applications are also welcome from those wishing to develop and lead research within our new cryo-EM center in the College of Medicine. The Department enjoys strong interactions with the Penn State Cancer Institute, the Heart and Vascular Institute, the Institute for Personalized Medicine, and the NIH-supported Clinical and Translational Science Institute within the Penn State College of Medicine. Competitive start-up packages, recently renovated laboratory space, and strong core facilities, together provide an outstanding research environment within the Department. Additionally, excellent benefits and a safe, friendly setting make the Penn State College of Medicine and the Hershey area an excellent environment to live and work. Penn State College of Medicine is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief 3-4 page statement of research plans within a single PDF document.

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