Research Technologist 1

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Biobehavioral Health
Full/Part Time:


Dr. Schreier’s laboratory in the Department of Biobehavioral Health seeks a candidate for a Research Technologist position. Research in the lab focuses on understanding the biological underpinnings of adverse experiences on youth and young adult chronic disease risk with an emphasis on functional immune outcomes. Responsibilities of the advertised position will include performing lab procedures including whole blood cell cultures and ELISAs as well as assisting with general laboratory maintenance. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working within a clinical or research laboratory context is strongly desired. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience performing cell cultures and ELISAs. All candidates must have strong communication skills, work well in a team, and be able to work carefully, responsibly, and with great attention to detail. To apply, please fill out an online application, upload a cover letter, and curriculum vitae. Please send the contact information of at least one professional reference to Dr. Hannah Schreier, Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health []. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This is a fixed-term position funded for one year from date of hire. This is a 75% full-time equivalency (FTE) job. Will work 30 hours per week. Full Penn State benefits included.

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