Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
May 08, 2021
Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

req5157

Department:

Asthma/Airway Disease Rsch Ctr

Department Website Link:

airways.uahs.arizona.edu

Location:

University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address:

University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center (A2DRC) seeks an outstanding candidate for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to assist with community based research projects in the area of respiratory disease. The A2DRC is led by Fernando D. Martinez, MD. Since the 1970’s the A2DRC has conducted interdisciplinary research and translational medicine that integrates clinical medicine with epidemiology, immunology, genetics, epigenetics, pharmacology and cutting-edge technology in order to understand and treat airway disease. The center’s mission is to improve our understanding of the risk factors, natural history, biology and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform community based research related to respiratory disease.
  • Seek internal and external funding.
  • Writing manuscripts and presenting at conferences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in related field

Preferred Qualifications:

* Demonstrated experience in community based research.* Demonstrated experience in respiratory disease research.

FLSA:

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:

$53,760

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

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:

Dr. Lynn Gerald | [email protected]

Open Date:

5/6/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) 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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