Postdoctoral Research Associate I (Pharm/Tox) (Multiple Positions)
*Posting Number:*req2745 *Department:*Pharmacology and Toxicology *Department Website Link:**Location:*UAHS - Tucson *Address:*University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA *Position Highlights:*The University of Arizona is accepting Postdoctoral Research Associate I applications, in the laboratory of Wei Wang in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology within the College of Pharmacy. The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is committed to academic excellence and to attainment of regional, national, and international recognition for the quality of its educational research and service activities.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](http://www.whyua.arizona.edu/).*Duties & Responsibilities:** Design new reagents and reactions; design, synthesize and characterize organic molecules.* Design and synthesize functional chemical probes for study of mechanism of actions, molecular imaging and drug discovery.* Participate and present research results and literature in group meetings and department seminars and write manuscripts for publication and present results in conferences. *Minimum Qualifications:** PhD in organic/medicinal chemistry *Preferred Qualifications:**Proved records (e.g., publications) in organic synthesis and/or medicinal chemistry. *Demonstrated excellence in communication skills. *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:*$48,000 - $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:*3 *Target Hire Date:* *Expected End Date:* *Contact Information for Candidates:*Wei Wangwwang@pharmacy.arizona.edu *Open Date:*10/9/2020*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.