Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
09/03/2019
Date Closing:
09/13/2019
Job Number:
90490
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Department:
Chemistry

Description

The laboratory of Philip Bevilacqua in the Department of Chemistry, at The Pennsylvania State University, seeks to fill a postdoctoral research position in RNA plant biology and chemistry. Projects will involve measuring RNA folding in vivo in maize. The ideal postdoc will have extensive experience in RNA chemistry and plant bioogy, broadly defined. The applicant must have recently received, or be scheduled to receive, a Ph.D. in an area broadly relevant to our research program by the time employment starts. The individual should be highly self-motivated and is expected to lead their own individual projects as well as contribute to collaborative research efforts. Interested and qualified applicants must submit applications electronically to include a cover letter describing your background and prior training, a CV which includes a list of publications, and a brief statement (1-2 pages) of research interests. Following a screening of these initial application materials, appropriate candidates will be contacted by email. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one-year from the date of hire with possibility of re-funding. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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