Research Technician II (Pharmacology and Toxicology) (Multiple Positions)
Pharmacology and ToxicologyDepartment Website Link:Location:
UAHS - TucsonAddress:
1703 E. Mabel, Tucson, AZ 85721 USAPosition Highlights:
Multiple research technician positions are open at the Dr. Jun Wang laboratory to participate in our NIH-funded projects on developing antivirals. Candidates with a background in chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, or related fielded are encouraged to apply. Candidates who are interested in pursuing higher education in graduate school, medical school, and pharmacy school are particularly welcomed. Prior research experience is preferred but not required. For details about our research please visit: https://www.pharmacy.arizona.edu/directory/profile/jun-wang-phd
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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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:
- Perform organic synthesis and characterization of small molecules, peptides.
- Develop biochemical assays for different drug targets.
- Protein expression and purification, molecular cloning.
- Maintain cell lines and perform cellular antiviral assays.
- Common lab duties including preparing media and buffers.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
Highly preferred, Bachelor's degree - Chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, biologyFLSA:
Non-ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
Full TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
Yes - Full BenefitsRate of Pay:
$13.07 - $18.15Compensation Type:
3Career Stream and Level:
Research & LabJob Function:
ResearchType of criminal background check required::
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Number of Vacancies:
3Target Hire Date:
Expected End Date:
Contact Information for Candidates:
Jun Wang - [email protected]rmacy.arizona.eduOpen Date:
10/14/2020Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
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