Research Technologist 3

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:
03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


Physician scientist at Penn State Hershey, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology division is seeking a qualified, motivated, and accountable Lab Technician to join a talented research team focusing on developmental therapeutic studies to identify and validate potential drug for treatment of hematological malignancies and pediatric solid tumors. Job involves design of experiments, execution of experiments, data analysis, record keeping, ordering lab supplies, preparing IACUC protocols, etc. Good laboratory practice with regard to conducting experiments, record keeping and organizing data required. Candidate will be expected to work on the above independently and/or with senior investigators. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and ambitious to learn. Expected proficiency at least two or more of the following techniques: Molecular biology approaches including western blot, rtPCR and DNA, RNA, and proteins extraction, transfection. Cell and tissue culture, cytotoxicity assay, synergy assay. Immunology approaches including immunophenotyping, flow cytometry. General lab management and accurate documentation and maintenance of data files Animal husbandry, drug administration, genotyping, data collection, and interacting with veterinary staff in animal facility. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher (Master's degree preferred) or higher plus seven years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Attention to detail, ability to record and manage large data files, and ability to coordinate assignments on a day-to-day basis. Contact information for three references and publications (if any). 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