Research Technologist 1

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
03/25/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
86527
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Department:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

Three Research Technologist 1 positions are available beginning May 13, 2019 in the structural biology laboratories of Dr. Song Tan and Dr. Jean-Paul Armache in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. This project focuses on understanding how chromatin enzymes regulate gene expression. Responsibilities include (a) express proteins and protein complexes in E. coli, (b) purify proteins, protein complexes and protein/DNA complexes using low pressure and high performance chromatography, (c) analyze proteins and protein/DNA complexes by electrophoresis, spectroscopy, immunoassays and enzyme activity assays, (d) set up and evaluate crystallization trials, (e) maintain written and electronic laboratory records, (f) assist with ordering laboratory supplies, (g) maintain laboratory equipment. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a biological science, chemistry or physics preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year with excellent 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