Research Technician II Division of Personalized Respiratory Medicine

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University of Arizona

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Tucson, Arizona

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Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Research Technician II – Division of Personalized Respiratory Medicine Posting Number req4133 Department Medicine Department Website Link Location UAHS – Tucson Address University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA Position Highlights The Division of Personalized Respiratory Medicine at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, is recruiting a Research Technician II to carry out molecular and cellular assays to investigate the roles of biomarkers in lung biology and diseases. The scientist must be able to work independently and within a team to test hypotheses arising from bioinformatics analysis and help generate new sequencing and imaging data to be integrated into genetic and proteomic biology models. The successful applicant will have experience with cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques such as qRT-PCR, Western blots, and/or immunofluorescence. 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! 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 . Duties & Responsibilities – Set up and perform research involving transcriptional regulation of lung inflammatory disease biomarkers. – Coordinate laboratory work for project including lab equipment management. – Work in a team-environment and collaborate in the development of new strategies. – Collect and manage data, using appropriate and diverse statistical analyses. – Maintain detailed records of studies conducted, organize data, prepare data for computer input and record computer output. – Clean, operate and maintain laboratory and experimental equipment such as microscopes, centrifuges, analytical balances, photometers and spectrometers. – Participates in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative results. – Maintain detailed records of controlled substances used in the laboratory; package waste material and arrange for disposal according to established procedures. – Participate and mentor students on all levels. – Coordinate the acquisition of laboratory supplies. Minimum Qualifications – Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required – High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required Preferred Qualifications *Preference is given to candidates with experience with the following areas: studying methylation and acetylation, CRISPR gene-editing, single-cell PCR, and RNA sequencing. *Bachelor’s degree in a science field. *3 year’s experience beyond the bachelor’s degree with a clear research agenda. 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 $13.07 – $18.15 Compensation Type hourly rate Grade 3 Career Stream and Level OC2 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 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates Karena Nespoli Open Date 2/11/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Documents Needed to Apply Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document Special Instructions to Applicant Please provide the name and contact information for three professional references. The hiring department will contact references as needed. 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 and a Native American/Alaska Native-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.