Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Tucson, AZ
Nov 20, 2020
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UAHS - Tucson


University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology at The University of Arizona will oversee the on-site day-to-day operation of NIH funded preclinical studies under the oversight of the Principal Investigator Dr. Christopher Banek. She/he will be responsible for the measurement and analysis of blood pressure, peripheral nerve activity, and renal function in models of hypertension, and perform related data analysis (generating computerized statistical data for analytical purposes and judging the validity of the data).

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of research manuscripts(original manuscripts with research data or reviews) and research reportsrelated to your projects.
  • Preparation and submission of abstracts and participation inconferences in the area of biomedical sciences (at least one conference peryear will be covered by your supervisor).
  • Participating in the preparation and submission of research andfellowship grant applications.
  • Work with and mentor other lab personnel in projectimplementation, data collection and analyses, writing manuscripts and grantapplications.
  • Perform experiments, data analysis, interpretation, andpresentation.
  • Report progress regularly.
  • Write manuscripts and grant applications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed PhD, and have independentresearch ability.
  • Hands-on experience with preclinicalstudy data collection and statistical analysis.
  • Proficiency with common computersoftware, physiology data analysis programs, and biostatistical software.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Experience with preclinical animal subject research principles and practices. *Laboratory experience in clinical research, neuroscience, cardiovascular physiology, renal physiology, and/or related fields. *Experience working directly with small rodent models. *Experience in IACUC protocol preparation, mentoring graduate or undergraduate students. *Be highly-motivated and independent with a strong publication record. *Ability to work in a research-intensive environment. *Detail-oriented, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written communication.



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Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

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Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

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

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Marlise [email protected](520) 626-7642

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Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please provide 3 references

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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