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Postdoctoral Research Associate I – Immunobiology University of Arizona Tucson, AZ

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Job: Postdoctoral Research Associate I – Immunobiology

Company: University of Arizona
Location: Tucson, AZ

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Position Summary
Please Note: The application review date has been updated to 04/25/2019. Currently, the Department of Immunobiology is seeking highly motivated applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate I in the Kuhns lab. This challenging position requires a high level of enthusiasm, dedication, and drive for applicants interested in studying the molecular mechanisms of T-cell activation and cell fate decisions (Pubmed search: Kuhns MS).

Research in the Department and the University is supported by state-of-the-art core facilities including animal housing, FACS, DNA, Microarrays, Proteomics and Imaging. The University of Arizona is amongst the top 20 public research and education universities, boasting excellent Departments and Centers, as well as lively campus culture and surroundings. It is located in sunny Tucson, which has a vibrant and welcoming multicultural population of approximately 900,000, a strong economy, excellent food, outdoor living, and an attractive cost of living. Finally, the majestic Sonoran Desert and Sky Islands surround Tucson. Both provide unique opportunities for outside activities and are home to a distinct and captivating flora and fauna.

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
Conduct independent experiments, evaluate the data, and keep appropriate records of all research activities.
Read the literature, participate in scientific discussions with other members of the lab, and attend mandatory lab meetings.
Perform assigned lab duties to assist in the maintenance of stock reagents or the general operation of the lab, and various other duties or projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Minimum Qualifications
PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, or related fields.
Experience with modern molecular biology, biochemistry, and tissue culture techniques.
Basic understanding of protein structure/function relationships and signal transduction.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD or MD.
Experience with fluorescent live cell imaging.
Basic Immunological concepts.
FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job Category Postdoctoral Research Benefits Eligible Yes – Full Benefits Posted Rate of Pay $47,659 Annually


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