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Postdoctoral Research Associate I - Cancer Center

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

Posting Number: req6748

Department: Cancer Center Division

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: University of Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

A postdoctoral position is available with Dr. Cynthia Thomson. The primary purpose of the postdoctoral position is to support and conduct ovarian cancer survivorship research supported by the Leanord A. Lauder gift. This position will analyze data and publish manuscripts that contribute to the scientific knowledge on ovarian cancer survivors.

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

  • Conduct independent research on projects related to ovarian cancer survivors.
  • Write grants and manuscripts submitted for publication in peer reviewed journals.
  • Present results at conferences and meetings.
  • Attend professional development workshops, meetings, and seminars.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of cancer survivorship research.
  • Ability to draft, revise and publish peer-reviewed manuscripts.
  • Evolving skills in grant writing and submission.
  • Working knowledge of epidemiology and related biostatsitcis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree inHealth Behavior or Health Promotion.
  • 1-2 years of relevant 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: $52,704

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. Cynthia Thomson |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

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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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