Research Technician II
Posting Number: req7734
Location: UAHS - Tucson
Address: 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA
Position HighlightsJoin an NIH-funded research laboratory specialized in addiction biology and physiology. The Research Technician II hired into this role will collaborate with research scientists and graduate students on various exciting translational research projects.
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
- Perform in vivo and in vitro electrophysiology techniques and procedures related to preclinical pain and addiction projects in mice and rats, including behavior evaluation, animal models of headache and tissue processes.
- Will be responsible for organize, execute, analyze, and interpret pain & addiction behavioral pharmacology data.
- Collaborate with senior members on development of experiment design and techniques.
- Operate and maintain laboratory equipment.
- Coordinates the purchasing of lab supplies.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
*Bachelor's degree - biological science or related major.
*Lab experience with rat and mouse models.
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: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Research & Lab
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Art Riegel | firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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