Research Technician II

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Feb 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

req4223

Department:

Cellular & Molecular Medicine

Department Website Link:

https://cmm.arizona.edu/

Location:

UAHS - Tucson

Address:

University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position 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!

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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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

*BS in Biology, Physiology, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences, or related field, or equivalent learning attained through experience

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

40

Job FTE:

1.0

Work Calendar:

Fiscal

Job Category:

Research

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$13.07 - $18.15

Compensation Type:

hourly rate

Grade:

3

Career Stream and Level:

OC2

Job Family:

Research & Lab

Job Function:

Research

Type of criminal background check required::

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

Number of Vacancies:

1

Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

[email protected]

Open Date:

2/11/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

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 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.

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