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Research Technician III (Pharmacology and Toxicology)

The University of Arizona

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Research Technician III (Pharmacology and Toxicology)
Tucson, AZ, United States
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Research Technician III (Pharmacology and Toxicology)
Posting Number req16328
Department Pharmacology and Toxicology
Department Website Link
Location UAHS - Tucson
Address 1703 E. Mabel St., Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Position Highlights The Zhang lab, an internationally recognized leading group in the field of the NRF2-KEAP1-ARE signaling pathway is welcoming applicants at all levels (postdoctoral researchers, PhD students, and technicians). The main focus of the Zhang group is to characterize the molecular bases of diseases assocaited with arsenic exposure, and to identify ways in which NRF2, as well as the other NRF protein family members (NRF1 and NRF3), can be effectively harnessed to prevent or treat lung cancer and type II diabetes. Applicants should be highly motivated and exhibit an enthusiasm and passion for science, including the ability to think independently and progress mulitple projects, maintain a good track record of publications, and display a level of expertise and proficiency in basic cellular and molecular biology techniques. Experience working with in vivo models, particularly rodent models of diabetes, is highly encouraged. For more information, check our website (

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
  • Conduct and support laboratory research by setting up and conducting a variety of lab experiments. Records results, analyzes data, and interprets test results. Provides research administrative support including coordinating schedules.
  • Order and manage laboratory supplies.
  • Operates many types of laboratory equipment. Trains other employees and students in lab techniques and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma, or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.
Preferred Qualifications* Bachelor's degree. * Master's degree.
FLSA Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.0
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay $16.76 - $21.90
Compensation Type hourly rate
Grade 4
Career Stream and Level OC3
Job Family Research & Lab
Job Function Research
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies 1
Target Hire Date
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Donng Zhang |
Open Date 5/31/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter
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. As a Hispanic-serving institution, 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 provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. 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.

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