Research Technologist

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 $16,104 $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