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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharmacology and Toxicology) (Multiple Positions)
The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona
 
 
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Date Posted 07/22/2021
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Employment Type FullTime
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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharmacology and Toxicology) (Multiple Positions)
Tucson, AZ, United States
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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharmacology and Toxicology) (Multiple Positions)
Posting Number req6253
Department Pharmacology and Toxicology
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Location UAHS - Tucson
Address University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA
Position Highlights There are 1-2 postdoctoral researcher positions immediately open in Dr. Haining Zhu's lab. The research program focuses on RNA metabolism, stress granules, and protein translation in the context of neurodegenerative diseases. New directions include the role of RNA binding proteins in other human health conditions including cancer and COVID-19. The project uses protein biochemistry, cell biology and microscopic analysis, mammalian cell culture, and rodent models. Enthusiastic scientists with relevant experience are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates must have a PhD and a strong background in biochemistry.

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
  • The candidate is expected to carry out hypothesis-driven research projects, generate and analyze data, and evaluate progress in multiple inter-related projects.  The successful candidate will engage in scientific discussion, hypothesis generation, experimental design and troubleshooting.  It is anticipated that the candidate will work independently and publish in quality academic journals.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Interested candidates must have a PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology or related areas. 
  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of project completion and relevant first author publications.
Preferred Qualifications *Previous experience in neurodegenerative diseases and/or cancer is a plus.
FLSA 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 $47,659 - $58,000
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies 2
Target Hire Date
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Dr. Haining Zhu | haining@pharmacy.arizona.edu
Open Date 7/21/2021
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 an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-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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