Research Intern /Phd ,

internship - full time,

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Closed
Posted 84 Days ago
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
internship - full time,
Posted 84 Days ago
Closed

Description

Research Intern (MD/PhD) (Phoenix, AZ) The University of Arizona, United States Updated: about 4 hours ago Location: Tucson, ARIZONA Deadline: Position Details Position Information Title Research Intern (MD/PhD) (Phoenix, AZ) Department COM Phx Campus Administration (0659) Location Greater Phoenix Area Position Summary The College of Medicine-Phoenix is currently accepting applications for Research Interns, under the direction of Dr. Ron Hammer. The successful candidate is expected to perform laboratory experiments for a funded research program in the area of molecular, cellular, and/or neural biology. This position supports graduate training in various multidisciplinary campus departments, including Basic Medical Sciences, Child Health, the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine, and others. The University of Arizona College of Medicine -Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies the Universitys priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona Universitys College of Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium. 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; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of Americas Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here . Duties & Responsibilities * Perform supervised or independent experiments and carry out laboratory research. * Perform experiments that may include behavioral, cellular, immunological, microbiological, molecular, physiological, bioengineering and/or virological assays. * Perform experimental animal surgery, tissue culture or modeling studies. * Perform analysis using microscopy, imaging or behavioral approaches. * Maintain detailed records of experiments, analyzing and recording results, and troubleshooting. * Design experiments and contribute to the preparation of research posters, manuscripts and grant applications, as needed. * There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to the position. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Minimum Qualifications * MD/PhD student currently accepted into the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix. * Bachelors degree. Preferred Qualifications * Knowledge of cancer biology, immunology, neuroscience, bioengineering or physiology are preferred. * Adept at basic computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and an ability to learn statistical and graphing programs (such as Prism Graph Pad, Adobe Photoshop, etc.). * Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner orally and in writing. * Ability to work independently under PI supervision. FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job Category Research Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits Posted Rate of Pay $30,000 Annually Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties) Posting Detail Information Posting Number A23589 Number of Vacancies One Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Limited to Current UA Employees No Contact Information for Candidates College of Medicine-Phoenix Office of Human Resources COMPHX-HRServices@email.arizona.edu Open Date 04/25/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Review Begins On 05/06/2019 Special Instructions to Applicant Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission. Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable). References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address. 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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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. Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/37339

Skills

microscopy, tissue culture, genomics, molecular genetics, bioengineering, statistical software, protein assays, microsoft excel, microsoft powerpoint, microsoft word, laboratory skills, adobe photoshop, public health, writing, training

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