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Research Coordinator (Part Time)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Research Coordinator (Part Time)
Department Pharmacology (0719)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Arizona seeks a part-time (20-30 hours/week) Research Coordinator that will work with our lab on developing new therapies for malignant and non-malignant skeletal health and disease under the direction of Dr. Patrick Mantyh. The successful candidate will handle all administrative and regulatory tasks of the lab, as well as grant submission and monitoring in relation to studies involving molecules that regulate skeletal health, aging, disease, and pain using mouse models and human tissues.

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain the lab budget and purchasing records.
  • Work collaboratively with PI and fellow lab members.
  • Responsible for the overall operation and administration of the laboratory, including technical oversight of personnel.
  • Review, conduct, provide and maintain all training records of laboratory personnel.
  • Write, update, and maintain SOP manuals.
  • Maintain compliance with NIH Public Access Policy.
  • Maintain all biological, chemical, radiation, and laser safety audits.
  • Handle all security documents.
  • Schedule lab equipment use for staff and collaborators.
  • Purchase/inventory lab supplies.
  • Express active interest in independently learning scientific background and current research performed in the lab.
  • Assist in preparation and publication of scientific manuscripts.
  • Become proficient with the grant submission and update requirements.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • B.S. or B.A. degree.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn new online protocols for the submission and updating of grants.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Highly motivated and organized in record keeping.
  • Background and hands on experience in laboratory, veterinary, or clinical settings in regards to federal, state and university regulations.
  • Background in supervising technical and non-technical staff.
  • Creative thinking skills.
  • Strong proficiency in the English language as members of the lab routinely author peer-reviewed manuscripts.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time To be determined.
Number of Hours Worked per Week
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required:

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A20255
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 09/14/2015
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Lisa Majuta

Open Date 09/02/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 09/11/2015
Special Instructions to Applicant
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • 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
  3. * Upon hire, will you have a B.S. or B.A. degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills and attention to detail; AND the ability to learn new online protocols for the submission and updating of grants?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents