Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
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Graduate School
Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School


The Graduate School seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School. Qualified applicants are expected to have strong academic background, experience, and training in the following areas of expertise: data analytics, economic impact analysis, workforce and labor data analysis, data visualization, and higher education administration. Applicants must possess excellent writing skills. Candidates possessing familiarity with state and federal labor and census data sources are especially encouraged to apply. Proficiency with Office 365, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote, is required. Proficiency with Power BI and/or Tableau is preferred. Experience with WorkLion, LionPATH, IBIS, iTwo, and other Penn State systems is desired. Candidates must possess a research doctoral (Ph.D.) degree at the time of appointment. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, along with CV, a brief description of career goals, and the names and contact information for three professional references. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, benefits package, and professional development opportunities. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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