Research Technician I (Part-Time)
Posting Number: req17517
Department: Orthopedic Surgery
Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences
Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine Tucson at the University of Arizona is seeking a qualified applicant for the part-time position of Research Technician I. The research technician will perform technical laboratory duties and assist in animal studies by maintaining and breeding required animals.
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
- Ordering, storing, and maintaining laboratory items.
- Ordering, maintaining, and breeding laboratory animals (mice or rats).
- Perform or assist in animal experimental activities (e.g., harvesting and processing tissues), cell culture, western blotting, gene expression, immunostaining, etc.
- Use of computers for data and statistical analysis.
- Contact technical or maintenance persons for troubleshooting laboratory problems (e.g., instruments, electricity, air conditioning, etc.).
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
- Prior work experience not required.
- Bachelor's of Science degree.
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20
Job FTE: 0.50
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Research
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: $15.00 - $18.75
Compensation Type: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Research & Lab
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Prem Kumar Govindappa | firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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