Research Technician II - Division of Personalized Respiratory Medicine
MedicineDepartment Website Link:Location:
UAHS - TucsonAddress:
University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USAPosition Highlights:
The Division of Personalized Respiratory Medicine at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, is recruiting a Research Technician II to carry out molecular and cellular assays to investigate the roles of biomarkers in lung biology and diseases. The scientist must be able to work independently and within a team to test hypotheses arising from bioinformatics analysis and help generate new sequencing and imaging data to be integrated into genetic and proteomic biology models. The successful applicant will have experience with cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques such as qRT-PCR, Western blots, and/or immunofluorescence.
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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- Set up and perform research involving transcriptional regulation of lung inflammatory disease biomarkers.Coordinate laboratory work for project including lab equipment management.Work in a team-environment and collaborate in the development of new strategies.Collect and manage data, using appropriate and diverse statistical analyses.Maintain detailed records of studies conducted, organize data, prepare data for computer input and record computer output.Clean, operate and maintain laboratory and experimental equipment such as microscopes, centrifuges, analytical balances, photometers and spectrometers.Participates in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative results.Maintain detailed records of controlled substances used in the laboratory; package waste material and arrange for disposal according to established procedures.Participate and mentor students on all levels.Coordinate the acquisition of laboratory supplies.
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required
*Preference is given to candidates with experience with the following areas: studying methylation and acetylation, CRISPR gene-editing, single-cell PCR, and RNA sequencing.*Bachelor’s degree in a science field.*3 year’s experience beyond the bachelor’s degree with a clear research agenda.FLSA:
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:
1Target Hire Date:
Expected End Date:
Contact Information for Candidates:
Karena [email protected]Open Date:
2/11/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional DocumentSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Please provide the name and contact information for three professional references. The hiring department will contact references as needed.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 and a Native American/Alaska Native-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.