Research Technician I (Part Time)

Tucson, AZ
Nov 18, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Children's Research Center

Department Website Link:


University of Arizona Health Sciences


UAHS Tucson, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Microbiome Core at Steele Children’s Research Center is recruiting an enthusiastic, highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to assist with the activities and functions of the core facility.

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Samplepreparation for sequencing (library preparation).
  • Processanimal, human, and environmental samples submitted the Core for microbiomesequencing.
  • Samplesequencing on MiSeq and NextSeq platforms.
  • Assistin bioinformatic data analysis.
  • Communicatewith Core customers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience not required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Familiar with MiSeq and NextSeq platforms.



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

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Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

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hourly rate



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Job Family:

Research & Lab

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Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Daniel Laubitz, PhDAssociate Research Scientist, Department of PediatricsDirector of the Microbiome Core at Steele Children's Research CenterOffice: +1 520 626-1401 | Lab: +1 520 [email protected]

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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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