Research Project Manager 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 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


This position is in the lab of Dr. Thomas Ma, new Chair of Medicine and well-established NIH-funded investigator. The Project Manager will be responsible for familiarizing themselves with the trial-specific protocols and for collection of human samples, as outlined in the protocol. In addition, the Project Manager will work in coordination with the PI and the lab research staff to develop the trial specific guidelines. The Project Manager will also be responsible for the oversight of sample processing, data collection, database entry and accurate record keeping of study related information. The Project Manager will assist in writing study proposals for submission to human studies committee and communicate with the committee. The Project Manager will collaborate with other research staff within and external to the unit/project to review, modify, improve research protocols and be responsible for conducting the human studies as outlined in the study protocols. Ensure that IRB and related protocols are carried out correctly and that all records are kept as required by the institution policies, including all documentation, administrative, and regulatory issues. Works with human subjects and other team members in a research team environment. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidate must have experience in phlebotomy. This is a fixed term appointment funded one year from date of hire with 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