Assistant Research Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Materials Science and Engineering


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering in The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences of The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor. The successful candidate will perform electron microscopy imaging of 2D materials as well as other novel nanostructures. Qualified personnel will have a strong background in transmission electron microscopy imaging and spectroscopy techniques at room and cryogenic temperatures. Candidates must also be highly motivated to lead interactions with collaborators and write proposals for developing novel processes and layer structures for next generation electronic applications. Positions require a Ph.D. in a related field or discipline. Applicants should provide evidence, either woven through their application materials, or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging and of engagement which creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace. This is a fixed-term appointment, funded for one year from the date of hire.

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