Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharmacology & Toxicology) (Multiple Positions)

University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Apr 15, 2021
Apr 18, 2021
Organization Type
*Posting Number:*req3851 *Department:*Pharmacology and Toxicology *Department Website Link:**Location:*UAHS - Tucson *Address:*1703 E. Mabel, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA *Position Highlights:*Multiple Postdoctoral Research Associate positions are immediately available in the Dr. Hongmin Li's lab at the University of Arizona, Tucson ( The Li lab focuses on structural and functional studies of essential proteins or protein complexes of biological significance, and development of therapeutics against breast caner, autoimmune disorder, and human pathogens including Dengue virus, Zika virus, SARS-CoV-2, Cryptococcus fungi, and mycobacterial.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:** Perform experiments related to basic biology and therapeutic development, including, but not limited to, molecular biology, cell culture, Western blot, RNA transcription, in vivo animal experiment, data analysis, and structural studies. *Minimum Qualifications:** PhD degree in microbiology, virology, cancer biology, structural biology or related field *Preferred Qualifications:*PhD degree in microbiology, virology, cancer biology, structural biology or related field and experience with basic techniques in these parthogens (Zika/Dengue virus, Cryptococcal fungi, and mycobacteria), retro/lentivirus, pseudovirus, RNA biology, ubiquitin biology, breast cancer, cell biology, cell culture, animal model, and/or cryo-EM technology. *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 - $61,800*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:*5 *Target Hire Date:* *Expected End Date:* *Contact Information for Candidates:*Hongmin Li | *Open Date:*1/11/2021*Open Until Filled:*Yes*Documents Needed to Apply:* Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents*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.