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Research Technician

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Job Details
Job Order Number
3594752
Company Name
University of Arizona/Human Resources Division
Job Site Location
888 NORTH EUCLID AVENUE # 220
Tucson, AZ 85719
Job Description

Position Information Title
Research Technician

Department
Pharmacology and Toxicology (1903)

Location
University of Arizona Health Sciences

Position Summary

A Research Technician position in biochemistry is open immediately at the Wang laboratory at the University of Arizona. The Wang laboratory is interested in drug discovery and pharmacology with a focus on infectious diseases such as influenza virus and enterovirus. For more information please check www.u.arizona.edu/~junwangua. We need a Research Technician to join our multidisciplinary team. Candidates with experience in cell culture, assay development, screening, animal model, and protein expression/purification are encouraged to apply.

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 retirement plan; 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 .

The University of Arizona is in the process of creating a new classification and compensation architecture. This University Career Architecture Project (UCAP) will revolutionize the way we think about professions and manage compensation at the UA. It is a two year initiative that will replace the current classified staff and appointed professional categories of employment with market-based job functions and families. As an applicant, UCAP will create clearer career paths and opportunities and will help you make more informed pay decisions. To learn more about this project, please visit ucap.arizona.edu.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain cell lines
  • Perform antiviral assays
  • High-throughput screening
  • Protein expression and purification
  • Supervise undergraduate students
  • Work with post-doc/graduate students for assay development

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • General knowledge about cell biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or pharmaceutical sciences

Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or related fields.

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week
40

Job Category
Research

Benefits Eligible
Yes – Full Benefits

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Posted Rate of Pay
$12.00 – $14.00 Per Hour

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

Posting Detail Information Posting Number
S27611

Number of Vacancies
One

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Limited to Current UA Employees
No

Contact Information for Candidates

Jun Wang
junwang@pharmacy.arizona.edu

Open Date
08/08/2019

Review Start Date
08/21/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Quick Link for Internal Postings

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.

The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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