Human Research Technologist 1

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


Assist the Bipolar Research Group within the Department of Psychiatry with research projects. Duties include: recruit and schedule subjects/participants for visits; maintain subject/participant database, order/organize lab materials; conduct data collection, monitor incoming data for accuracy; troubleshoot for technical problems/maintain protocol integrity; monitor safety and confidentiality of project and subjects/participants; assist Pis with Institutional Review Board amendments, continuations, and renewals; code and score observational data; ensure data is scored and entered correctly and reconciled per Pl guidelines; maintain lab equipment. Conduct participant interviews, administer assessments/rating scales, perform actigraphy, phlebotomy, specimen processing. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree in psychology and SPSS, MATLAB, and REDCap knowledge/experience preferred. Own transportation required to travel to affiliated research sites. Applicants with flexibility in work hours preferred due to research participant recruitment needs (some evening/weekend hours may be needed). This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire.

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