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Research Technologist I, Internal Medicine (College of Medicine - Phoenix)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req19151

Department: COM Phx Internal Medicine

Location: Greater Phoenix Area

Address: 475 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix is seeking a Research Technologist I to join the multidisciplinary research team in the Department of Internal Medicine. The Research Technologist I will support various research activities, including maintaining rodent colonies, genotypings, performing/assisting in animal procedures, and performing laboratory techniques utilizing tissues and cultured cells. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to research on chronic liver disease and its complications. The successful candidate will demonstrate their aptitude for scientific processes and previous training in Biological Sciences and/or relevant areas.

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

  • Provide technical and scientific expertise to the management of complex scientific equipment utilizing specific scientific knowledge typically obtained through obtaining a scientific bachelor's degree.
  • Laboratory experiments:
  • Perform laboratory experiments at a highly independent level under the guidance of senior researchers or principal investigators. 
  • Assist in the development and optimization of experimental protocols and procedures.
  • Prepare samples, reagents, and equipment for experiments, ensuring proper calibration and maintenance. 
  • Animal experimental procedures and surgery assistant:
    • Maintain rodent colonies under the guidance of senior researchers or principal investigators.
    • Prepare samples, reagents, and equipment for animal procedures and surgery.
    • Upon proper trainings, execute animal procedures, assist in animal surgeries, and monitor/care animals during the study periods, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Experimental samples/data collection and management:
    • Collect experimental samples and data under the guidance of senior researchers or principal investigators.
    • Record experimental data meticulously.
    • Organize and maintain experimental samples and data for easy access and retrieval.
  • Grant proposal and publication support:
    • Prepare supporting documents for grant and contract proposals.
    • Assist in literature reviews and methodology sections.
    • Contribute to manuscript preparation and editing.
  • Additional laboratory duties related to research as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • One (1) year of relevant work experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience in animal work.

* Masters in a laboratory scientific field.

* Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook) and web-based searches and platforms.

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: $53,039 - $66,299

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

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Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

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 a Hispanic-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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