Postdoctoral Research Associate

Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center
University of Arizona -Tucson, Arizona
$47,484 - $58,560 DOE
January 17 2018
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Post-Doctoral Research Associate – University of Arizona

The Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona is recruiting a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Research Associate who will investigate the mechanisms involved in complex respiratory diseases, with specific emphasis on asthma. The successful applicant will work on a cutting-edge project in collaboration with the Helmholtz Institute (Munich, Germany) investigating in vivo and in vitro responses to environmental exposures from Bavarian farms. This research will be critical to the University and A2DRC’s efforts to advance multidisciplinary translational programs in airway disease and asthma prevention. Founded in 1971 as a small, specialized research effort in the respiratory sciences at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, the Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center (A2DRC) has emerged as one of the leading institutions in the world in the field of airway disease epidemiology, and for its contributions to the understanding of the risk factors, natural history, biology and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The center facilitates a multidisciplinary environment that fosters research, training and service in the area of pulmonary health and disease, with special emphasis on prevention and precision therapeutics.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer providing equal opportunity for women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in a relevant field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in immunology research: in vitro cellular techniques (tissue culture, cell isolation, flow cytometry), ELISA, molecular techniques (nucleic acid isolation, PCR)
  • Experience with in vivo mouse work (intra-peritoneal immunizations and intra-nasal exposure, dissection, perfusion, lung function measurements, genotyping)
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Good communication skills



Interested candidates click to apply, (posting number P20482)