Research Technologist 2

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
Campus City:
Middletown, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Harrisburg
School of Behavioral Sciences and Education
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Harrisburg is seeking a Research Technologist 2 to work under the general supervision of a faculty investigator/laboratory supervisor in a collaborative environment. The work will be primarily conducted on the Penn State Harrisburg Campus (Middletown, PA), while the mouse studies will be conducted at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (Hershey, PA). The applicant will perform laboratory research that includes mammalian cell culture and mouse studies and will require mRNA analysis, animal genotyping, and protein analysis (Western, immunoprecipitation). In addition, he/she will perform general laboratory tasks, which may include Other responsibilities include processing of cells/ tissue/ blood, molecular biology procedures, ordering, trouble-shooting, and instruction of other personnel. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants do not have to have animal experience, though must be willing to work with animals. Critical thinking and attention to detail is essential. Applicant must be able to follow established laboratory protocols, demonstrate organizational skills, practice good record-keeping, and communicate clearly orally and in writing. Good organizational skills are critical. To apply for this position, please upload a letter of interest, along with a CV, a brief description of your career goals, and the names and contact information for three scientific/professional references. 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