Assistant Professor

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State College of Medicine
Public Health Sciences


The Department of Public Health Sciences in the Penn State College of Medicine are seeking applicants for a faculty position (non-tenure) with expertise in biostatistics. This position will have a primary faculty appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS), with a joint faculty appointment in the Department of Statistics within the Eberly College of Science. PHS consists of three academic divisions, namely, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, and Health Services and Behavioral Research. PHS provides a strong infrastructure for its faculty members in the areas of biostatistics, study design, data management, research computing, project management, and finance and administration. PHS offers five graduate programs, namely, Master of Science (MS) in Public Health Sciences, Master of Public Health (MPH), PhD in Biostatistics, and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), and PhD in Epidemiology program. With its location in Hershey, near Harrisburg, PA, PHS has a strong collaborative relationship with public health scientists and practitioners with the PA Department of Health. The faculty member will develop a funded research program that involves his/her own research, as well as collaborations with biomedical and population science researchers in the College of Medicine. Areas of particular importance for collaboration include cardiovascular disease and environmental health. Finally, the individual will teach graduate-level courses in biostatistics within the Department’s MS, MPH, and DrPH programs. Applicants should hold a PhD in biostatistics or statistics and have at least one year of postdoctoral experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials. Candidates should submit a letter of application including statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. For more about safety at the Pennsylvania State University, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please to go, which will also provide you with details on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

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