Research Technician I (Part Time)
Children's Research CenterDepartment Website Link:
University of Arizona Health SciencesAddress:
UAHS Tucson, Tucson, AZ USAPosition 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 hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.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.
- Prior work experience not required.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience may be required.
*Familiar with MiSeq and NextSeq platforms.FLSA:
Non-ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
Part TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
No BenefitsRate of Pay:
1Career Stream and Level:
Research & LabJob Function:
ResearchType of criminal background check required::
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Number of Vacancies:
1Target Hire Date:
Expected End Date:
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]Open Date:
11/17/2020Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
ResumeSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
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.