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Research Specialist Pharmacology Staff DOE

Tucson, AZ

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TitleResearch Specialist

DepartmentPharmacology (0719)

LocationUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences

Position Summary

The Department of Pharmacologys mission is to provide quality pre-clinical and clinical education in pharmacology and therapeutics for medical students, to educate and train graduate and postdoctoral biomedical scientists, to carry out basic research of recognized excellence, and to participate in governance and leadership in the College of Medicine at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. and in appropriate national scientific and professional societies.

This Research Specialist will be responsible for performing basic and pre-clinical research in the laboratory of Dr. May Khanna.

Significant prior experience in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques including PCR cloning and western blotting are required. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational skills and experience in lab management.

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!

**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. has been listed by Forbes as one of Americas Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., please .

Duties & Responsibilities

- Perform bench research including western blotting, PCR cloning and cell culture maintenance.

- Prepare buffers and reagents.

- Operate and maintain laboratory equipment.

- Analyze data and prepare research progress reports.

- Coordinate training of new laboratory members including appropriate online and personal training.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

- Skill in analyzing and evaluating data.

- Skill in report writing.

- Ability to effectively communicate.

Minimum Qualifications

- Please see the Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND two years related research experience; OR, Six years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

- Prior experience with handling and maintaining mouse colonies.

- Willingness to work independently, acquire new skills, techniques and protocols.

- Data presentation skills.

Full Time/Part TimeFull Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week40

Job CategoryResearch

Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits


Posted Rate of PayDOE

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

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS25595

Number of VacanciesOne

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo

Contact Information for Candidates

May Khanna

Open Date07/27/2018

Review Start Date08/01/2018

Close Date

Open Until FilledYes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Quick Link for Internal Postings

Diversity Statement

At **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., 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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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.

**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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