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Postdoctoral Research Associate I

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

Posting Number: req9886

Department: Children's Research Center

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave , Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Children's Research Center (CRC) seeks a candidate for a Postdoctoral Research Associate I for a joint projects between the research laboratories of Dr. Fayez Ghishan in the Steele Children's Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, and Dr. Joan Sweasy, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Director of the Arizona Cancer Center. The position is intended for applicants who can demonstrate a potential for transitioning into junior faculty and competing for extramural funding.

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.

uties & Responsibilities

  • Design and independently
    execute experiments utilizing complex genetically modified mice.
  • Document and analyze generated
  • Prepare reports, abstracts and manuscripts for
    publication that describe the experiments, resulting findings and conclusions.
  • Assistance with grants and overall laboratory management,
    and with development of
    new research directions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or PhD degree.
  • PhD in related field of study by start date and
    0-4 years of experience at the Postdoc rank.

Preferred Qualifications

*Experience with and willingness to work with mouse models of human disease. *Standard molecular biology techniques (nucleic acid isolation, qPCR,
western blotting, ELISA, etc.). *Experience with advanced cell culture techniques, such as enteroid and colonoid culture and manipulation. *Experience with epifluorescent and confocal imaging. *Experience with advanced genomic tools like RNAseq and/or scRNAseq. *Effective written and verbal communication skills. *Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a laboratory research environment.

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: $54,835 - 55,227

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

Pawel Kiela |

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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