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 The Liberal Arts
Full/Part Time:


The Development, Risk, and Resilience Lab at The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Psychology, in the College of the Liberal Arts, directed by Dr. Rina D. Eiden, Professor of Psychology is seeking a Human Research Technologist. Work duties may include the following: Recruit and schedule subjects/participants for lab visits; Maintain subject/participant database, organize lab materials, conduct data collection, monitor incoming data for accuracy; Troubleshoot for technical problems and maintain the integrity of the project protocol and monitor the safety and confidentiality of the project and its subjects/participants; Assist with Institutional Review Board amendments, continuations, and renewals; Ensure all lab personnel have appropriate training for work with human subjects; Manage project finances including purchases of supplies and lab materials; Reconcile receipts and purchases; Submit subject/participant payment forms and travel reimbursement. The individual will train others to collect, enter, score and interpret observational protocols and prepare reports summarizing data gatherings; Meet with appropriate individuals to discuss data and insure consistent interpretation or results; Supervise undergraduate research assistants, medical students, and/or part-time staff. In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor’s degree and experience working with children and families, pregnant women and infants preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of renewal.

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