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 position will entail assisting in designing and executing research that involves human subjects as well as experiments that does not involve human subjects. Duties may include activities like neuropsychological testing, directed literature search, attending scientific and study related meetings, budget preparation, working with appropriate institutional officials for the smooth approval and conduct of research studies, working and training student research assistants, obtaining vital signs, processing biological samples, scheduling and rescheduling appointments, meeting and greeting subjects, obtaining informed consent, documentation for consent, preparing for site monitoring visits, preparation and submission of IRB applications, budgets, protocol amendments, obtaining information regarding concomitant medications, adverse events and complying with institutional, state, federal and local policies besides completing and maintaining CITI human subject protection certification. Additional duties related to human subject experimentation or experiments that do not involve human subjects could be assigned as the need arises with appropriate training. All aspects of any experimentation will be supervised by the PI and senior research staff until competency is established. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for 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