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Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Medical Research

Posting Number: req19781

Department: College of Nursing

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1305 N Martin Ave , Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will support research focused on studying occupational exposures among nurses during pregnancy. This position is funded as a part of Dr. Rainbow and Dr. Farland's Udall Center Faculty Fellowship. The position will contribute to the overall project goals of analysis and dissemination of pilot data, conducting literature reviews on topics related to occupational hazards and pregnancy, and assist with a feasibility study.

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

  • Work with the research team to plan and implement a feasibility study of occupational exposures in breastmilk. 
  • Advance the research through analysis and dissemination of pilot study results.
  • Advance the research through writing systematic literature review articles on topics related to occupational hazards and pregnancy. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic competence in statistical analysis software.
  • Writing skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in health-related field by the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Superior ability to prepare, write, edit, and revise research reports for publication (as evidenced by publications or submitted manuscripts in peer reviewed journals).
  • Experience conducting research on occupational hazards.

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: DOE based on NIH Guidelines

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

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Jessica Rainbow |

Dr. Leslie Farland |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

With your application, please submit:
    1. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    2. Cover Letter

    3. Sample publication/manuscript

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, 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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