Postdoctoral Research Associate II – III

University of Arizona

Job title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate II – III


University of Arizona

Job description

Postdoctoral Research Associate II – III

Posting Number req12814

Department Surgery

Department Website Link

Location UAHS – Tucson

Address 1501 N Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights The Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Arizona is seeking a highly motivated Surgical Research Resident for a 2 year laboratory fellowship. The candidate will provide scholarly collaboration, productive research, and mentoring experiences on exciting research projects. The candidate will be responsible for developing experiments to test specific hypotheses, performing in vitro and in vivo experiments, data collection and synthesis of publications and scientific presentations. This person will also train, supervise, and support professional and student personnel in the lab. The ideal candidate will be a categorical surgery resident in their 2nd or 3rd year who wishes to spend 2 years in research. Alternatively, specific exceptions for post-doctoral PhD fellows will be made. In addition to their own project/experimental procedures, the candidate is required to work with other lab members and assist with their own projects. The primary purpose of this appointment is to engage in advanced research training. Their job will focus on contributing to the research initiatives of the department under the principal investigator/mentor’s mentorship and interaction with collaborators.

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Planning, developing, and supporting translational basic and clinical research studies and inspired mentoring while ensuring the research program operates in compliance with regulatory agency guidelines. Projects are both independent and in collaborations with faculty members and multilevel trainees within the Department of Surgery.
  • Coordinate and manage research data collection and collation for publications, reports and scientific presentations.
  • Will develop new techniques/technologies and train students in these skills.
  • Oversee teaching and supervision of residents, research associates, medical students, undergraduate, and high school students performing research in the lab.
  • Manage research collaborations.
  • Writing and review of research proposals.
  • Assistance in grant preparation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD by the start date and 1-3 years of experience at Postdoc rank.

Preferred Qualifications *Surgical resident.

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 DOE to commensurate NIH salary range

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 1

Target Hire Date

Expected End Date

Contact Information for Candidates Jessica Holmgren | [email protected]

Open Date 12/5/2022

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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Tucson, AZ

Job date

Wed, 07 Dec 2022 04:34:40 GMT

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