Research Technologist 1

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
09/26/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
91061
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Department:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

The Carrel lab seeks applicants for a research specialist position to conduct research on the role that the X chromosome contributes to gender bias in Lupus, a disorder that predominantly affects females. The position will involve application of molecular genetic and genomic tools. The successful applicant will work with the PI to design and perform experiments, which will involve genomic DNA and RNA isolation from patient samples and cell lines. The successful candidate will also perform DNA and RNA analysis, molecular cloning, tissue culture, transfections, gene expression assays, and chromosome analysis. In addition the successful candidate will perform essential procedures for the lab including preparation of solutions, lab organization, and ordering. Basic molecular biology methods, tissue culture, and computer literacy are essential. Excellent organizational skills, willingness to learn new techniques, and effective communication skills are required. 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 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