Research Technician III

Tucson, AZ
May 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Molecular and Cellular Biology

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

Project on developing synthetic adhesins in bacteria - and then imaging bacterial behavior - and analyzing image data.
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:

Bacterial Research in Molecular Biology, Imaging, Data analysis.

The candidate will:
- design and clone genetic constructs
- grow and handle bacteria (e.coli)
- perform microscopy (confocal, epifluorescent)
- perform image and data analysis
- write reports detailing the results, organizing and ordering lab supplies

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and 1 year of relevant experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

2 years experience imaging bacterial behavior.
2 years experience with confocal microscopy.
2 years experience with image analysis with Python and MetLab.
Master's Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

hourly rate



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:


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Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Dr Ingmar Riedel-Kruse

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


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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