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:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


The candidate will be responsible for managing and assisting human studies at the CNMRR and the MRI Core facility. This includes recruiting and screening human subjects, performing standardized neurocognitive and behavioral evaluations, MRI/fMRI data acquisitions, data analysis using SPM, AFNI and other vender provided image analysis software tools and maintaining databases. He or she will directly report to the principal investigator and will be responsible for the preparation, analysis and recording of laboratory experiments, keeping inventory, ordering laboratory supplies and equipment. Should be able to operate standard laboratory equipment such as fMRI stimulation devices, eye tracking equipment, biometric (blood pressure, heart beat and oxygen saturation) devices, MRI console, microscope, etc. Preparing odorants using relevant chemical lab experience. Also, experience in concurrent eye tracking and fMRI data collection, and olfactory fMRI would be highly desirable. Additionally, he/she should assist in the instruction and assistance of medical and graduate students and other technicians. Skills in interpersonal communication and writing are most desirable. Candidate may also be asked to assist in grant writing and revision. Typically requires an Associate'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 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