Lab Manager

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering


The Translational Neuroimaging and Systems Neuroscience Lab (TNSNL) is accepting applications for a Lab Manager to assist with the management of research programs directed by Dr. Nanyin Zhang. The job duties include but are not limited to: Maintaining all database records, maintaining all IACUC protocols, monitoring animals, coordinating with staff at Office for Research Protection (ORP) for lab inspections, maintaining and sterilizing surgical equipment, taking inventory of supplies and ordering supplies. The candidate is also encouraged to develop her/his own research projects. The research in Dr. Zhang’s lab encompasses developing cutting-edge neuroimaging technology by combining fMRI, electrophysiology, behavioral and optogenetic approaches, as well as using these techniques to characterize animal models of mental disorders. Applicants must have a Master’s degree or equivalent experience, and experience working with rodents is required. The position will be in the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department and affiliated with the Penn State Institute of Neurosciences, as well as the Center for Neural Engineering. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year with possibility of re-funding. For additional information contact: Nanyin Zhang, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, W341 Millennium Science Complex; The Pennsylvania State University, Tel: 814-867-4791; Email:;

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