Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program. Duties & Responsibilities
  • Independently perform experiments involving molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, proteomics and genomics.
  • Take a lead role in writing manuscripts and reports.
  • Work collaboratively, and in a leadership role with other members of the group.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field of study.
  • Experience in Microbiology and Molecular Biology.
  • Experience in manipulating Gram-positive bacteria including fastidious anaerobic pathogens, gene cloning and gene disruption strategies, and rodent-handling and infection expertise.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working (in any capacity) in a microbiology environment.
Preferred Qualifications • Excellent communication and writing skills highly preferred.

• Laboratory Biosafety Level II training as well as animal training (including rodents; documentation must be provided).

• Ability to perform scientific data collection and experiments, compile data, write project summaries, perform infections and necropsies on research animals, and participate in inventories and supplies requisition efforts.
FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job FTE 1.0 Work Calendar Fiscal Job Category Research Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay DOE Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies 1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates Munerra Muhammad

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Open Date 10/7/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter Special Instructions to Applicant Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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