Characterization Lab Technician

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/31/2018
Date Closing:
08/13/2018
Job Number:
76760
Work Unit:
Vice President for Research
Department:
Materials Characterization Laboratory
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time

Description

The Materials Characterization Laboratory (MCL) is a fully-staffed, open access, analytical research facility at Penn State`s Materials Research Institute, charged with enabling research while educating the next generation of highly qualified researchers. Our laboratories occupy >15,000 ft2 within the Millennium Science Complex (MSC). Each year MCL supports >950 users from 40 Penn State departments, and >90 external organizations (industry, government labs, and other academic institutions). Current MCL capabilities include: electron and ion microscopy, molecular spectroscopy, electron and ion spectroscopy, x-ray scattering, surface metrology, thermal analysis, particle analysis, electrical characterization, and extensive sample processing capabilities. We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to assist in various laboratory activities to include: general lab maintenance, collecting and analyzing data, training lab users in the proper operation of instrumentation, supporting lab users in the interpretation of data. This position will primarily support efforts in the x-ray scattering group but duties may extend into other areas of the lab as needed. This is a short term wage payroll position for approximately 20 hours a week.

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