Human Research Technologist 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center
Full/Part Time:


The Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center is seeking a full-time Human Research Technologist to work on multiple research studies involving a variety of participant age ranges. This position will involve working on multiple aspects of each study, including, but not limited to, participant outreach, recruitment, scheduling, data collection, data monitoring, and data entry. Administrative duties may include assisting with training and monitoring part-time undergraduate and graduate research assistants, ordering supplies, managing equipment used by study participants (e.g., tablets, sensors, smart watches/phones), tracking receipt of biological samples, and preparing mailings to participants and outreach sites. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with data entry, Microsoft Office, tablets and other devices is preferred. Comfort working with different technologies is desired. Applicants should possess very strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and good communication skills. Strong applicants would enjoy working with people, have excellent time management skills, and work well in a team environment. Some flexibility for early or late hours may be necessary on occasion. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent 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