Human 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:


Seeking a qualified candidate to support research programs related to end of life decision making and communication. The position involves coordinating a funded research project that takes place in an intensive care unit setting under the direction of a principal investigator and/or research project manager. Duties will include screening electronic medical records to identify potential research participants, attending daily morning rounds in the intensive care units to recruit/consent research participants, communicating with healthcare teams to recruit potential research participants, collecting data via phone interviews with study participants and/or helping participants complete written questionnaires, data entry and management using REDCap (training provided) and Excel databases, distributing/mailing gift cards to participants who complete research projects, preparing and maintaining project documentation including HSPO documents, electronic and paper file management, and other duties as assigned, which may include tasks related to other ongoing and related research projects. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Clinical experience or knowledge is preferred (e.g. nursing, social work, other healthcare settings). Qualitative research experience or knowledge preferred. This is a fixed term appointment funded one year from the date of hire with the 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