Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering


The Translational Neuroimaging and Systems Neuroscience Lab (TNSNL) is accepting applications for a researcher to assist with the management of the research programs of Dr. Nanyin Zhang. The candidate is also encouraged to develop her/his own research projects. The research in Dr. Zhang’s lab encompasses developing cutting-edge neuroimaging technology by combining fMRI, electrophysiology, behavioral and optogenetic approaches, as well as using these techniques to characterize animal models of mental disorders. Applicants must have an advanced degree in Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Physics or a related discipline. The position will be in the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department and affiliated with the Penn State Institute of Neurosciences, as well as the Center for Neural Engineering. The Penn State BME department, Institute of Neurosciences of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences ( provide a rich environment in which faculty, research associates, postdocs and graduate/undergraduate students regularly interact and conduct collaborative studies. Affiliated faculty and students have access to the Institutes’ state-of-the-art core facilities. This is a fixed term position funded for one year, renewal possible depending on availability of funds. For additional information contact: Nanyin Zhang, Ph.D, Hartz Family Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, W341 Millennium Science Complex; The Pennsylvania State University, Tel: 814-867-4791; Email:;

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