Research Technician I, Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine (Part-Time) (Multiple) (Phx)
Posting Number: req11758
Department: COM Phx NanoBioscience & Med
Location: Greater Phoenix Area
Address: 475 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA
Position HighlightsA part-time position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jian Gu in the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, investigating novel organ-on-chip platform for modeling bubble-assisted focused ultrasound disruption of cellular barriers. The successful candidate will be a well-rounded, enthusiastic individual with training in Biomedical Engineering and/or other related engineering, and experience performing research in a laboratory setting. 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.
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Sets up and performs a variety of lab tests and operations. Records results, makes observations, analyzes data, and interprets test results.
- Refines, adapts, and develops procedures or techniques to fit specific experiment requirements; modifies existing equipment or designs and fabricates requisite equipment.
- Collaborates in the development of new strategies, techniques and equipment.
- Participates in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative results
- Coordinates the acquisition of lab supplies.
- Provides research administrative support including coordinating schedules, handling intake, maintaining records and files.
- Records information and maintains logs of experimental data. Prepares required test solutions from detailed instructions.
- Cleans, sterilizes, operates, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs equipment, machinery and instruments used for research.
- Additional duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
* Bachelor's degree in related field of study.* Previous organ-on-chip research experience.* Experience with tissue culture and microfabrication techniques.* Familiarity with immunological methods such as western blotting, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry and FACS analysis.* Experience with basic molecular biology techniques, such as cloning, electrophoresis and PCR.
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: Up to 19 hours
Job FTE: .49
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Research
Benefits Eligible: No Benefits
Rate of Pay: $13.50 - $17.69 per hour, Depending on experience.
Compensation Type: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Research & Lab
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)
Number of Vacancies: 2
Contact Information for CandidatesCollege of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicant
Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).
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