Research Technologist

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/10/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
76307
Level/Salary Band:
  • 01 – E – Non-exempt
  • 02 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Department:
Entomology
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

Penn State’s Department of Entomology seeks a Research Technologist to support research and education programs. The successful candidate will maintain lab standards, supplies and equipment; manage and oversee mosquito colonies; maintain insect cell lines and viral stocks; contribute to research projects; and assist in maintaining lab safety protocols and training of staff and students. This job will be filled as a level 1, or level 2, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Experience in at least one of the following fields: Entomology, Virology or Molecular biology. Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, organizational, communication (verbal and written) and documentation skills are essential. Successful candidate must be able to work within a team environment and demonstrate a genuine appreciation in working with diverse audiences. 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 $16,584 $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