Job Listings

Postdoctoral Research Associate I-III - Cellular & Molecular Medicine

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Posting Number: req6159

Department: Cellular & Molecular Medicine

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Warfel lab in the University of Arizona Cancer Center is hiring a postdoctoral fellow who will study the role of the tumor microenvironment in metastasis and therapetuic resistance, with an emphasis on tumor hypoxia in solid tumors. In particular, the successful applicant will utilize in vitro and in vivo models to study the role of signal transduction pathways in prostate and lung cancer and test novel therapeutic approaches.

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!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work- life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct experiments and analyze results.
  • Participate in weekly lab meetings and UACC symposia.
  • Train students.
  • Prepare and publish manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Present work at local and national conferences.
  • Assist PI with literature review and grant preparation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or PhD in Biomedical Sciences.
  • Ability to conduct independent research as demonstrated by publication record.

Preferred Qualifications

*Microscopy experience.

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 - $56,712

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. Noel Warfel |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Salary will be established according to 2021 NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Stipends, commensurate with years of training experience.

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.

This website is part of the HigherEdJobs network.