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Research Technician I - Physiology

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

Posting Number: req6813

Department: Physiology

Location: UAHS - Tucson

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

Position Highlights

The Delamere Lab in the Department of Physiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson is seeking a candidate for a Research Technician I position. 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. This individual should be detailed oriented, conscientious, and able to follow instructions, and have the ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner orally and in writing.

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

  • Performs a variety of lab research procedures and assays including Western blot and fluorescence microscopy.
  • Performs routine laboratory procedures for development and maintenance of cultured cells.
  • Cleans, sterilizes, operates, and maintains research equipment.
  • Follows a set procedure for keeping records in a lab notebook.
  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment such as microscopes, centrifuges, pipettes and analytical balances.
  • Performs routine procedures with mice.
  • Attends laboratory meetings.
  • Orders supplies and assists with the maintenance of supplies inventory.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelors degree in a related field.

FLSA: Non-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: $13.00 - $13.22

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Nicholas Delamere |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

* Please provide 3 references on the additional document required.

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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