Research Technologist 1

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
General and Academic Officers - College of Health and Human Development
Biobehavioral Health
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Biobehavioral Health (BBH) in the College of Health and Human Development seeks a Lab Technologist to provide support to Dr. Kyle Murdock for research studies that will be conducted in his laboratory ( The main responsibilities of this position include performing biological assays that will require specific training (i.e., evaluation of mitochondrial dysfunction). Other lab-related duties include receiving and transporting biologic specimens, management of data and samples, attending biweekly journal club meetings, and assisting other staff. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience in a research lab is highly preferred. Individuals seeking experiences that will assist with graduate school applications will be particularly competitive for this position (e.g., an individual with a Bachelor’s degree taking a gap year or two before applying to graduate school). Candidates for this position should possess general/basic bench skills and laboratory techniques, as well as strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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