Research Technologist 1

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Animal Science
Full/Part Time:


The Laboratory of Dr. Francisco Diaz in the Department of Animal Science at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to fill a Research Technologist 1 position in an ovarian biology and endocrinology laboratory. The Lab's focus is on egg and ovary development and contraception. The position duties include management of a growing mouse colony, including administering IP injection and breeder management. Duties also include the training and supervision of undergraduate students and assisting other personnel with in vitro and in vivo experiments as needed. The person in this position will be responsible for the day to day running of the lab to include the ordering of supplies and reagents, arranging for equipment maintenance, and completion of lab safety checks. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will have a B.S. plus 1+ years of experience working with laboratory animals and/or performing routine biological lab procedures including qPCR, western blot, and/or cell culture. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining experience, a CV/Resume, and contact information for up to three references. Inquiries can be made to Dr. Diaz at Candidates will be considered until position is filled.

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