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Postdoctoral Research Associate II

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

Posting Number: req9909

Department: Children's Research Center

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

Seeking candidates for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate II for the research laboratory of Emmanuel Katsanis, MD to pursue studies in transplant and tumor immunology. Research involves murine bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation and tumor models. Studies may also include use of human cells. Ongoing research includes novel approaches in activating anti-tumor responses, strategies to alter immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment, immunomodulation in murine BMT models, and donor graft manipulation and pharmacological interventions. The successful candidate will join a team working in a research field with promising clinical applications.

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! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop immunological and molecular
    biological assays in vitro and in vivo.
  • Train and supervise undergraduate and
    graduate students.
  • Write manuscripts and read
    relevant literature.
  • Contribute and participate in the authorship of research publications andpresentations.
  • Write and assist with grants.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or PhD degree.
  • 0-1 year of experience at postdoc rank.

Preferred Qualifications

*Experience with immunologic techniques, flow cytometry, proliferation and cytokine assays, cytotoxicity assays, T cell subset isolation, immunohistochemistry, molecular biological techniques and mammalian cell culture. *Strong foundation in cellular and/or tumor immunology. *Background in immunology. *Experience with mouse models.

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: $55,631

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

Emmanuel Katsanis |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

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, 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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