Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at Penn State University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Penn State University
University Park
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Eberly College of Science, at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, invites outstanding applicants for tenured/tenure-track faculty appointments in the areas of molecular and chemical biology, systems biology, biological physics, astrobiology and astrochemistry in the following departments: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry and Physics. For more information on open positions in specific departments, please visit departmental websites via: https://science.psu.edu.

Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in and capacity to develop a strong, independent research program, capability to achieve teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an earned doctorate.

The Eberly College of Science takes an active role in building a talented and inclusive workforce. Applicants should have a track record of a commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.

Applications for open positions must be submitted electronically and include:

  1. a cover letter that highlights your relevant research, teaching and mentoring experience and future goals and a demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. statement of research accomplishments, plans and vision
  4. statement of teaching experience, philosophy and interests
  5. statement describing past, current and planned contributions to fostering diversity, inclusion and equity at the teaching, research and professional levels
  6. the names and contact information for three professional references.

All positions will remain open until appropriate candidates are found.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Review of applications to begin January 15th and continue until all positions have been filled. 

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/University-Park-Campus/Tenured-and-Tenure-Track-Faculty_REQ_0000008913-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Included Benefits: 

Information regarding benefits may be found at https://hr.psu.edu/.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Eberly College of Science Faculty Search Committee