Human Research Technologist 3

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:
03 – H – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


Do you excel at work with multiple projects and deadlines? We are seeking a research staff member to assist with a diverse set of projects related to interstitial lung disease. Job responsibilities may include: Recruit subjects for clinical trials; describe the study, procedures, risks, benefits, and eligibility requirements; schedule patient participation and data collection for studies; maintain subject/participant database; maintain all laboratory supplies and equipment to ensure good working order at all times for research studies; draft protocols, abstracts and consent forms; coordinate abstraction of patient data from charts in compliance with protocols and assure the collection of subject data based on protocol; serve as liaison with Principal Investigator, physicians and Human Subjects Protection Office; complete and submit Institutional Review Board (IRB) paperwork and modifications; enter and analyze data in support of scientific papers, develop and organize research materials such as visit forms, spreadsheets, and other documents; coordinate the development of new research protocols and assist in application development; assist with editing and literature search for scientific publications; interface with support departments that may be involved in protocols, study start-up, recruitment and close-out. May also perform duties listed in lower level(s). Successful candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills. Also desirable would be a background in science as well as experience with diverse populations and community engagement, such as dual training in science and liberal arts. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher , or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for 12 months from date of hire with an excellent 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