Postdoctoral Research Associate I-III - Physiology
Posting Number: req6208
Location: UAHS - Tucson
Address: 1501 N Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Position HighlightsThe 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.
* Ph.D. in Physiology, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology or other related field.
*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.
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 | email@example.com
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
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