Research Technician IV (Pharmacology and Toxicology)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Oct 16, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform hypothesis-driven research focused on understanding the mechanism of recovery following spinal cord injury, including but not limited to spinal cord injury mouse model, bioinformatics analysis, mitochondrial respiration and biogenesis, and qPCR and immunoblot analysis.
  • Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots many types of scientific equipment (e.g. Seahorse).  Performs skilled procedures requiring expert knowledge of equipment operation.
  • Assist researchers in judging the validity of data, research methods, procedures and techniques and recommends additional tests or modifications.  Summarizes test results and assists in the preparation of writing papers for publication.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required, AND a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience required; OR  Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required, AND a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required in addition to education requirement.

 

Preferred Qualifications* Experience working in a research laboratory performing research focused on spinal cord injury, * Bachelor's degree - Neuroscience, * 1-2 years experience working in research laboratoryFLSANon-Exempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryResearchBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$18.27 - $20.19Compensation Typehourly rate Grade5 Career Stream and LevelOC4Job FamilyResearch & Lab Job FunctionResearch Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesRick Schnellmann - [email protected] Open Date10/14/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyCurriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt 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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