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Research Technician IV

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

Posting Number: req11858

Department: School of Plant Sciences-Res

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

A research technician position is immediately available to work in research projects involving 1) evaluation of plant pathogenic fungi, and 2) the production of edible mushrooms. The major responsibility of this position will include culturing fungal in the laboratory, greenhouse/growchamber production of plants and mushrooms, DNA extraction and PCR amplification of target genes, optimization of substrates that support mushroom growth, and statistical analysis of resulting data. The position is full time.

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

  • Culturing fungi in the laboratory
  • Establishing plant pathology experiments in the greenhouse
  • Establishing experiments in mushroom production facilities
  • Sequence analysis of fungal DNA
  • Statistical analysis of resulting data
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in the biological sciences
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in microbiology, plant pathology, or mycology.

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: DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate

Grade

5

Career Stream and Level

OC4

Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function

Research

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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Barry Pryor

bmpryor@arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume 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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