Research Technician II
Cellular & Molecular MedicineDepartment Website Link:
UAHS - TucsonAddress:
University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USAPosition Highlights:
The Granzier & Ottenheijm lab in the UArizona Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine are seeking a motivated, independent Research Technician for a joint position to support research focused on the structure and function of the cardiac and skeletal muscle proteins Titin and Nebulin and their role in disease.
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!
The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work‐life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.Duties & Responsibilities:
- Manage research animals, including breeding and weaning; maintain detailed animal data in databases and provide weekly reports.
- Perform toe/tail tipping and PCR genotyping.
- Assist with behavioral assays, dissections, necropsies and surgical procedures on research animals.
- Train lab members and students in standard lab and animal procedures.
- Maintain compliance records and SOPS.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
*BS in Biology, Physiology, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences, or related field, or equivalent learning attained through experienceFLSA:
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:
2/11/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Resume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
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