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Research Technician - Division of Hematology Oncology

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Research Technician - Division of Hematology Oncology
Department Medicine (0713)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

This is a position for a Research Technician in the field of DNA repair. We investigate basic mechanisms of the DNA damage response. There is a focus on the role of the ubiquitin system in this process. The candidate will maintain human cell culture, and conduct protein and nucleic acid experiments. The incumbent will also be responsible for ordering lab supplies.

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain human cell culture lines and perform biological experiments such as siRNA and plasmid transfection.
  • Perform protein analysis work including IP and western blot.
  • Express human proteins and isolate them from bacteria.
  • Perform PCR and RT-PCR analysis.
  • Maintain and order lab supplies and reagents from vendors.
  • Assemble and analyze data in scientific format and be familiar with Microsoft Office software (excel, etc).
  • There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating data.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
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
  • Experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell culture, and cancer biology would be beneficial.
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 $10.82 - $16.65 Per Hour, DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24345
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Tanya Gonzales
tgonzales@deptofmed.arizona.edu

Open Date 12/14/2017
Review Start Date 12/19/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/23757
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.

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. * Do you have a 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?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents