Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Tucson Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center
April 28 2017
Division of Translational Regenerative Medicine
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Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Division of Translational and Regenerative Medicine

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.

The Department of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate I to study in vitro and in vivo mechanisms involved into development and progression of pulmonary hypertension, with a specific focus on pathways responsible for gender-specific manifestations of this disease. Our work involves cell and animal models and incorporate tools from chemistry, redox biology, to cell culture, animal research and work with patient samples in order to develop and test varies therapeutic strategies and find the biomarkers associated with pulmonary hypertension and its complications.

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!