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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharmacology and Toxicology) (Multiple Positions)
The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona
Date Posted 01/14/2022
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

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Tucson, AZ, United States
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Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharmacology and Toxicology) (Multiple Positions)
Posting Number req8404
Department Pharmacology and Toxicology
Department Website Link
Location UAHS - Tucson
Address 1703 E. Mabel, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA
Position Highlights The Chen lab in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Arizona is seeking postdoctoral fellows to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying lung infections (viral or fungal) and chronic lung diseases such as asthma. Research in the Chen lab is currently supported by multiple NIH R01 grants, and focuses on molecular immunology and inflammatory mechanisms. Cutting-edge research models (eg. primary cell/organoid cultures, mouse models and human clinical samples) and technologies (e.g. scRNA-seq, CRISPR) are utilized in the lab. the PH is highly experienced in mentoring postdoctoral trainees and is strongly supportive for their career development.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here .

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Lead a NIH funded project studying inflammation and immunology in lung diseases.
  • Screen literature, perform critical analysis of prior research, design and execute experiments, troubleshoot once necessary.
  • Write manuscripts, and present data in research conferences.
  • Contribute to grant applications.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree such as PhD or MD in biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology or related field.     
Preferred Qualifications *Expertise in immunology or prior research experience in lung diseases or first-author publication(s) in high-impact journals.
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 Faculty
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay DOE
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 Yin Chen | ychen@pharmacy.arizona.edu
Open Date 1/13/2022
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, 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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