Research Assistant

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/31/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
76764
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
Department:
Leonhard Center

Description

The Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering in the College of Engineering at Penn State (University Park campus) invites applications for a part-time Research Assistant to support its research and development initiatives. The Leonhard Center was established in 1990 to support innovations in engineering education. As a member of the Center’s team, the Research Assistant will focus on supporting the Center’s research and development efforts. Applicants should be knowledgeable in quantitative and qualitative assessment methods. Knowledge of instructional design and adult learning theories are also desirable. Those with or working towards a Master’s degree or a Ph.D. in educational psychology, instructional design, adult education, curriculum and instruction, or a related field are welcome to apply. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills, are essential. One individual will be hired for the summer wage payroll position. In addition, applicants will be offered the opportunity to apply for a graduate research assistantship scheduled to begin in the fall 2018 semester. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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