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Postdoctoral Research Associate I Pharmacy Practice and Scien

Tucson, AZ

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TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate I

DepartmentPharmacy Practice and Science (1905)

LocationUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences

Position Summary

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Karnes in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. in Tucson. Dr. Karnes laboratory conducts research in precision medicine, focused on cardio- and immuno- pharmacogenomics. We employ clinical and translational research approaches to determine genetic variation associated with efficacy and safety of widely prescribed medications. Work will include assessment of genomic signals in drug response through genome-wide association studies (GWAS). Researchers with both PhD and MD/PharmD training are particularly well-suited for this position.

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities

- Review literature, conceptualize hypotheses, design and conduct experiments, analyze results, and publish in peer-reviewed literature.

- Prepare manuscripts and grants.

- Communicate analysis results with PI and collaborators.

- Present results at conferences and national/international meetings.

- The exercise of independent discretion and judgement in carrying out the research.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

- Scientific writing capabilities and oral communications skills.

- Experience with genomic technologies and analysis of genomic data.

Minimum Qualifications

- PhD or professional doctorate with prior research training/experience in genomics, pharmaceutics or a related discipline.

- A team player, as well as an independent researcher.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with bioinformatic and statistical analysis.

- Experience with analysis of genome-wide association study (GWAS) data.

- Experience with clinical trials.


Full Time/Part TimeFull Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week40

Job CategoryPostdoctoral Research

Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits

Posted Rate of PayDOE

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

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberP20424

Number of VacanciesOne

Desired Start Date06/01/2018

Position End Date (if temporary)

Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo

Contact Information for Candidates


Open Date08/15/2017

Close Date

Open Until FilledYes

Review Begins On08/25/2017

Special Instructions to Applicant

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At **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., 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 diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

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