Assistant/Associate Professor

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State College of Medicine
Surgery - Outcomes Research and Quality


The Department of Surgery, Division of Outcomes Research and Quality, in the College of Medicine at the Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, Pennsylvania, seeks a health services researcher with expertise in one or more of the following areas: patient reported outcomes, behavioral health, health disparities and/or health economics. This will be a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate will be expected to conduct independent and collaborative research and to collaborate with clinical researchers in establishing their research programs. The candidate will also be expected to participate in mentoring of medical students and trainees in an academic surgery department with an expanding research base and exciting opportunities for research and training. Opportunities are available for a joint appointment and graduate level teaching with our Department of Public Health Sciences in the Penn State- Hershey College of Medicine. The candidate will join a highly productive, multidisciplinary research division. The Division provides excellent staff support in grants administration, statistical programming, data management, and research computing. Requirements for the position include a doctoral degree and research experience in a health services research discipline. Applicants with experience with large observational databases, clinical investigation and/or implementation science are encouraged to apply. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials. Candidates should submit a letter of application including statement of current and future research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants must apply online. THIS IS A TENURE-TRACK APPOINTMENT.

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