Lab Technician

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/03/2018
Date Closing:
12/31/2099
Job Number:
76099
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Department:
Biology and Entomology Departments

Description

The Hines Lab (hineslab.org) in the Biology and Entomology Departments is seeking a temporary lab technician for 20-24 hours/week to work on projects related to bee disease ecology and bee developmental genetics. This position will run for 6 months, preferably starting in January 2018, with possibility for continued funding. The Yechnician will perform 3 major tasks: care of live bumble bee colonies, including some bee handling for developmental research projects; molecular screens for bee pathogens on preserved specimens including some combination of DNA and RNA extractions, PCR and quantitative PCR, and gel electrophoresis; and routine lab maintenance and management tasks. Molecular experience acquired in a research laboratory in some of the above techniques is required. Experience and interest in animal care is desired. Applicants must be at undergraduate senior-level or higher with a degree focus in the life sciences. Please upload a cover letter highlighting skills relevant to the position and a resume/CV addressed to Heather Hines.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088