Postdoctoral Scholar

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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Physician Scientist at Penn State Hershey, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology division is seeking a qualified, motivated, and accountable Postdoc to join our talented research team. Our research focus is on developmental therapeutic studies to identify and validate potential drug for treatment of hematological malignancies and pediatric solid tumors. This job involves design of experiments, execution of experiments, data analysis, record keeping, ordering lab supplies, preparing IACUC protocols, etc. Good laboratory practice with regard to conducting experiments, record keeping and organizing data required. Candidate will be expected to work on the above independently and/or with senior investigators. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and ambitious to learn. Please upload contact information for three references and publications (if any). Expected proficiency in following techniques: Molecular biology approaches including western blot, rtPCR and DNA, RNA, and proteins extraction, transfection. Cell and tissue culture, cytotoxicity assay, synergy assay. Immunology approaches including immunophenotyping, flow cytometry. General lab management and accurate documentation and maintenance of data files. Animal husbandry, drug administration, genotyping, data collection, and interacting with veterinary staff in animal facility. Preferred Qualifications: PhD – molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology. A minimum of 2 years of bench research experience is preferred. Attention to detail, ability to record and manage large data files, and ability to coordinate assignments on a day-to-day basis. This is a fixed term appointment funded one year from date of hire.

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