Post-doctoral 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 Agricultural Sciences
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences


A Post-doctoral scholar position is available immediately at The Pennsylvania State University. The successful candidate will perform research with the Perdew lab ( in The Center for Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis ( and perform research on several projects related to the Ah receptor and its role in the gastrointestinal tract. The successful candidate will develop research plans to examine protein expression in the intestinal epithelium as it relates to cell differentiation after Ah receptor activation. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (such as biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physiology or closely related field) and at least one year of post-doctoral research or research scholar experience. A strong interest in xenobiotic receptors is required. Familiarity with immunohistochemistry is strongly preferred, though the successful candidate will have opportunities for training. Experience working with large collaborative groups is an advantage. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of extension. Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research experience and how these experiences relate to the position, a CV, and contact information for three references. For informal inquiries, please email Gary H. Perdew ( Review of applications 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