Laboratory Coordinator II

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



Children's Research Center

Department Website Link:


UAHS - Tucson


1501 N Campbell Avenue, Steele Children's Res. Ctr, Tucson, AZ 85724-5073 USA

Position Highlights:

Seeking Lab Coordinator II to join the Neonatology laboratory of Dr. Mohamed Ahmed in the Steele Children's Research Center. NIH-funded research is focused on clinically relevant pathophysiological aspects of lung biology and brain development among neonates including dendritic cell biology, cell gene expression and differentiation, oxidative stress, mucosal barrier integrity, changes in hemodynamics, and the mechanisms leading to chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension in different age groups.

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:

  • Conducts, supports & manages research by using general knowledge principles, theories & concepts. Will develop procedures & techniques to fit specific experiment requirements to generate successful outcomes. Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting equipment is required for instruments used in experiments.
  • Perform data collection and make preliminary analyses. Maintain detailed records of all experiments performed to ensure that policy/procedures are followed. Successful outcomes which will result in publications, grant submission to obtain funding support.
  • Initiate proposals and advise research staff regarding equipment, processes and overall lab improvements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Knowledge with isolation of mouse lung SMC and isolation of PA tissue from mouse. *M.S. in Clinical Translational Sciences.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$42,007 - $58,343

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Research & Lab

Job Function:


Type of criminal background check required::

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

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Mohamed Ahmed, M.D. Ph.DArizona Elks Endowed Chair in NeonatologyChief, Division of NeonatologySteele Children’s Research CenterTel: 520-626-6627

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

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

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please provide 3 reference names/contact info. Preferably supervisors or mentors.

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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