Research Assistants

Penn State University

Philadelphia Area
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Nursing
Center for Nursing Research
Full/Part Time:


The Penn State College of Nursing, Center for Nursing Research, is seeking part-time Research Assistants for three studies in the Philadelphia area. Responsibilities include: Recruiting and enrolling study participants. Collecting data; utilizing Redcap and other data management programs. Maintaining data on recruitment, enrollment, and attrition. Participating in team meetings. One study examines function-focused care in assisted living facilities in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs (one facility at a time). Another study focuses on functional recovery of hospitalized persons with dementia. The study location is two Philadelphia area hospitals and follow-up in patients’ homes. The third study will be located in nursing homes and is concerned with alternatives to anti-psychotic use in persons with dementia. Must have reliable transportation. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. If interested, please apply online with a resume and contact Dr. Marie Boltz at 215-962-9712.

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