Research Technologist 2

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:
02 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Microbiology & Immunology
Full/Part Time:


Research Technologist 2 position is available for a highly motivated candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Penn State Cancer Institute to study novel immunotherapeutic approaches for the treatment of cancer. The successful candidate will conduct experiments that evaluate the immune response in experimental models of cancer and with human lymphocytes under guidance from the Pl and senior team members, perform protocols through a series of detailed steps, summarize and evaluate data and prepare reports. The individual will be responsible for proper operation and maintenance of equipment, ordering supplies, breeding mice, general upkeep of the laboratory and limited supervision of trainees. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong organizational and record keeping habits are essential. The ability to learn new techniques and respond positively to feedback from supervisors is expected. It is desirable for applicants to have knowledge and experience in cell culture, molecular biology, animal handling, and flow cytometry and to have basic computer skills. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic knowledge of immunology is preferred. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or molecular biology. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for 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