Skip to Main Content

Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying to the opening.  To apply to the position, please click the Apply to this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link.  If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Postdoctoral Research Associate I
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry - Med (0708)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Arizona is accepting applications for a post-doctorate professional position in the Wolfgang Peti lab. The successful candidate will be a biomolecular NMR spectroscopy expert.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s 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 the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Work to determine the structure and function of proteins critical for neurobiology.
  • Produce and lead the biophysical analysis.
  • There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related area.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to express and purify proteins from bacterial and mammalian expression systems.
  • Experience in analysis of proteins using NMR spectroscopy.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Postdoctoral Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $52,140 Annually
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P20484
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 05/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Wolfgang Peti, Ph.D. wolfgangpeti@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 12/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 01/08/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant
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. 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 diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/23353

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Upon hire, will you possess a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related area?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents