Research Technician, (Temporary/Part-Time)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Research Technician, (Temporary/Part-Time)
Department Molecular and Cellular Biology (0417)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

A temporary tech position is available to assist Dr Lisa Nagy in a Bioinformatics project.

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

Analyzing transcript ome
Educating team members in analysis methods
providing support for undergraduates in the lab doing molecular biology
General Lab Management, placing orders and making media as needed

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology or Genetics
Experience working in a Research Laboratory
Previous experience with Bioinformatics

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
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent hands-on skills in cell and molecular techniques
  • Strongly self-motivated
  • Independently learn new bioinformatics software.
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20
Job Category Temporary and Part-time
Benefits Eligible Yes - Limited Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay 15.00 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24522
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary) 04/30/2018
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Open Date 02/01/2018
Review Start Date 02/06/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please include the name and contact information for three professional references as part of your application.

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  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
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    • Professional Conference
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    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
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  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