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Postdoctoral Research Associate I-III - Physiology

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Category:
Biology

Posting Number: req6208

Department: Physiology

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The Delamere Lab in the Department of Physiology is seeking a candidate for a Postdoctoral Research Associate I/II/III (depending on experience). The successful candidate will work as part of a team that studies the role of TRPV channels, connexins and pannexins as controllers of ion transporter function in the eye. These mechanisms, which are mechanosensitive, are linked to the process of aqueous humor formation as well as ion/water homeostasis in the lens. The studies relate to glaucoma and cataract development.
The lab uses a variety of approaches including cell culture, Western blot analysis, RT-PCR, calcium imaging, immunolocalization, and patch clamp.

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 experiments at a post-doctoral level under the direction of supervisor.
  • Design, analyze, summarize experimental results
    and present findings a laboratory meetings.
  • Submit experimental results for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Present talks or posters at national or international scientific meetings.
  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate student research.
  • Contribute to the organization and running of a research laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications

* Ph.D. in Physiology, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology or other related field.

Preferred Qualifications

*Prior research experience in two or more of the following areas: cell culture, Western blot analysis, RT-PCR calcium imaging, immunolocalization.
*Peer reviewed primary author publications in the field of physiology/cell biology.

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

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

Nicholas Delamere | delamere@arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

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

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please provide 3 references

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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