Research Technologist 1

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
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:


The DeGraff Lab at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (PSUCOM) in Hershey, PA, is recruiting an outstanding technician to work in a goal focused, team oriented environment to apply their knowledge in the areas of urologic oncology research. This technician position in the Departments of Pathology and Urology provide an excellent, well-funded environment to conduct these studies. Our interdisciplinary research team consisting of basic scientists, physician-scientists and technical experts will enable the successful candidate to be immersed in an environment. conducive to success. The successful candidate will be offered competitive salary and benefits packages, as well as considerable professional development opportunities. To apply for this position, please upload a letter of interest, along with your CV, a brief description of your career goals, and the names and contact information for three scientific/professional references. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Animal work experience is a plus, but not required. We are seeking a candidate with experience in basic laboratory techniques to contribute to joint efforts in characterizing transcription factor binding function in urothelial cancers, and the impact of such identified pathways on clinical outcomes. Candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor's degree and be well trained in the use of cell culture techniques. In addition, the candidate should have training in basic biochemical laboratory techniques (immunoprecipitation, PCR, western blotting, etc). Above all, candidates must have a strong work ethic, superb organizational skills, and a keen attention to detail in order to be successful in this position. This is a fixed term appointment funded one year from date of hire with the possibility of refunding.

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