Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Education
Curriculum and Instruction


Postdoctoral Scholar position at the Krause Studios for Innovation in The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Education beginning Fall of 2019. The Krause Studios for Innovation are an initiative to research and design learning environments to support innovative teaching and learning in higher education. Postdoctoral Scholars at the Studio will become part of a vibrant research and design community that bridges departments in the College of Education, including Learning, Design and Technology and Educational Psychology, as well as across campus with the College of Information Sciences and Technology, the Penn State Libraries, and Educational Technology Services. Applicants must have a doctorate in education, or a related field completed prior to the first day of the appointment. Preference will be given to prospective scholars who have an emerging research agenda/interest in one or more of the following areas: learning sciences; innovation in education, educational contexts, and/or methodology; design or design-based research; technology-mediated learning environments. The successful candidate will have opportunities to design and/or co-investigate questions leading to data collection, analyses, and peer reviewed publication using existing Studio data and tools or designing new lines of research; work collaboratively with the Director of, and other scholars within, the Krause Studios for Innovation on Studio programming and research; provide leadership for the Krause Studios for Innovation research teams, including mentoring and management of undergraduate and graduate students. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with a possibility of renewal. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of 3 professional references.

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