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Research Technician II (Extended Temporary) (Multiple Positions)

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Research Technician II (Extended Temporary) (Multiple Positions)   

JOB TITLE:

Research Technician II (Extended Temporary) (Multiple Positions)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Tucson Arizona United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Posting Number: req18828

Department: School of Plant Sciences-Res

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Two positions are available with this job description.
The successful applicant will be involved in research objectives involving characterization of insect-transmitted plant pathogen interactions and emergent plant viral pathogens.
Specific tasks will involve insect transmission/biological assays, DNA and RNA isolation from plants and insects, cDNA synthesis, primer design; PCR, RT-PCR, routine PCR-, real-time qPCR- and ddPCR- amplification assays; molecular cloning; plasmid purification, colony PCR, Sanger DNA sequencing and sequence analysis; dsRNA synthesis; other contemporary techniques.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs.
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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pathogen-insect
    transmission experiments.
  • Operate
    and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Familiarity
    with relevant literature, help design experimental workplans, lab notebook
    upkeep, and data collection.
  • Develop
    or modify standard operating procedures, implement quality control
    measures for experiments.
  • Analyze
    data; summarize results, discuss and finalize research progress reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge
    of the concepts, principles, and techniques of the subject discipline.
  • Knowledge
    of modern research methods and ability to follow protocols, data
    collection, and notebook/record keeping.
  • Knowledge of molecular biology
    techniques for working with DNA and RNA, sterile technique, primer design,
    molecular cloning, sequence analyses.
  • Skill
    and experience analyzing and evaluating data.
  • Ability
    to write reports and standard operating procedures
  • Ability
    to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and minimum 3
    years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with general and advanced biology and molecular biology concepts, sterile technique, DNA and RNA isolation; molecular cloning/E.
    coli transformation, primer design and PCR/RT-PCR, ddPCR amplification; DNA sequence data analysis.

FLSA: Non-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: $16.
50

Compensation Type: hourly rate

Grade

3

Career Stream and Level

OC2

Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function

Research

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Expected End Date: 2/28/2025

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr.
Judith Brown,

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edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit a statement of research interest within the additional document slot.

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 a 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.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

16.5 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707243437-76704a52406d5c94c3966b70e8ff75d6

LOCATION:

Arizona United States

CITY:

Tucson

Job Origin:

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Posting Number: req18828

Department: School of Plant Sciences-Res

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Two positions are available with this job description. The successful applicant will be involved in research objectives involving characterization of insect-transmitted plant pathogen interactions and emergent plant viral pathogens. Specific tasks will involve insect transmission/biological assays, DNA and RNA isolation from plants and insects, cDNA synthesis, primer design; PCR, RT-PCR, routine PCR-, real-time qPCR- and ddPCR- amplification assays; molecular cloning; plasmid purification, colony PCR, Sanger DNA sequencing and sequence analysis; dsRNA synthesis; other contemporary techniques.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; 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

  • Pathogen-insect
    transmission experiments.
  • Operate
    and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Familiarity
    with relevant literature, help design experimental workplans, lab notebook
    upkeep, and data collection.
  • Develop
    or modify standard operating procedures, implement quality control
    measures for experiments.
  • Analyze
    data; summarize results, discuss and finalize research progress reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge
    of the concepts, principles, and techniques of the subject discipline.
  • Knowledge
    of modern research methods and ability to follow protocols, data
    collection, and notebook/record keeping.
  • Knowledge of molecular biology
    techniques for working with DNA and RNA, sterile technique, primer design,
    molecular cloning, sequence analyses.
  • Skill
    and experience analyzing and evaluating data.
  • Ability
    to write reports and standard operating procedures
  • Ability
    to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and minimum 3
    years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with general and advanced biology and molecular biology concepts, sterile technique, DNA and RNA isolation; molecular cloning/E. coli transformation, primer design and PCR/RT-PCR, ddPCR amplification; DNA sequence data analysis.

FLSA: Non-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: $16.50

Compensation Type: hourly rate

Grade

3

Career Stream and Level

OC2

Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function

Research

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Expected End Date: 2/28/2025

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Judith Brown,

jkbrown@arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit a statement of research interest within the additional document slot.

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 a 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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