Arizona State University posted a notice that they will be hiring a postdoctoral biophysicist on an H-1B visa. The H-1B worker will be paid just over $39k/yr (before taxes) for 3 years and will receive full benefits such as health insurance.
Now you know what a PhD in biophysics is worth.
NOTICE OF LABOR CONDITION APPLICATION
Arizona State University is submitting an application to employ an H-1B non-immigrant worker.
Number of employees: One
Job Classification: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Salary: $25.00 per hour for a 30 hour work week
Period of employment: 09-01-2009 through 08-31-2012
Employment Location: Center for Biological Physics at Arizona State
The referenced labor condition application is available for public inspection at the Center for Global Education Services, International Faculty and Scholars Office, Arizona State University, 150 TMPCT, Tempe, Arizona, 85287-4311.
Complaints alleging misrepresentation of material facts in the labor condition application and/or failure to comply with the terms of the labor condition application may be filed with any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor.
This notice will remain posted, at no less than two locations for at least 10 working days.