Research Technologist 1 – Neural and Behavioral Sciences

Research Technologist 1 – Neural and Behavioral Sciences

The Arnold Lab is hiring a research technician level 1 to help with translational research related to the intersection of neuroscience with cardiovascular disease and obesity.   Complete job posting HERE



The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences and the laboratory of Dr. Amy Arnold, Hershey PA is seeking a full time Research Technologist 1. The work in the laboratory is focused on understanding how hormones can interact with the brain to regulate blood pressure and energy balance in mouse models of diseases such as hypertension and obesity. More details including publications can be found at the laboratory website (


The principal roles of this job will include managing inventory and ordering of supplies and animals, day-to-day care of laboratory animals, molecular assays, experiments to assess blood pressure and metabolic function, and compilation and analysis of data. If desired and qualified, independent research opportunities will be available.


Candidates must be willing to learn new techniques and be responsible, self-motivated, a good communicator, and possess strong organizational skills Basic computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office and Google documents) are required. Previous research experience with rodents and experimental data collection and analysis is not required but will be plus. Successful candidates for this position are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a biological or biomedical science field.



1+ years related experience

Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


This is a limited-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of refunding.