Research Technologist

Research Technologist


323I-YN – Research Technologist 2

Business Title:

Research Technologist

Additional Titles:



Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service – OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Research Technologist in the Sports Science Laboratory (SSL) assists in determining suitable methods for sports science research involving sports gear and equipment; under general supervision leads other staff in investigative scientific procedures on sports gear and equipment using a wide variety of research techniques with project goals both in the lab and in the field; train new staff members on related projects; makes modifications as needed; documents and verifies accuracy of data pertaining to SSL research; and creates reports as requested.

Other duties include maintaining and repairing SSL research equipment and tools; and assisting with SSL operations, lifting up to 50 lbs and climbing ladders.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate field of technology OR science, AND one year of research experience equivalent to Research Technologist 1 OR one year of full-time post-Bachelor’s college in an appropriate field of science OR technology; OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Ability to operate testing equipment, machines, and shop tools.
  • Ability and willingness to travel including overnight.

Additional Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or
509-335-4521if you have questions.


Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Department Name:

School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link:

Monthly Salary:

Range 40, $3,246.00 – $4,216.00 | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28 or applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.



Position Type:


Screening Begin Date:

This position has been posted as
Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin
July 26, 2022.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services:
509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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