TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate I
DepartmentMolecular and Cellular Biology (0417)
Postdoctoral Position in Developmental and Evolutionary Biology University of Arizona - Tucson AZ A postdoctoral position is available in Lisa Nagys lab to study the development and evolution of the insect segmental oscillator. The project employs wide range of approaches including embryology, genetics, transgenic manipulations, and genomics. The long-term objectives of the project are to understand the function and evolution of the gene regulatory network that patterns segments and how that network translates into differential cell behavior.
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
We are looking for a creative, curious, and self-motivated colleague. Our lab and the UA campus provides an interactive and friendly atmosphere and opportunities for interdisciplinary interactions among the many insect biologists, throughout multiple disciplines on campus. Opportunities to pursue interests in teaching would be available and the project involves extensive teamwork with collaborators in a small college. Earliest start date would be May 2018.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
PhD in developmental biology, molecular and cellular biology, genetics, genomics, or related field is required.
Applicants with interdisciplinary training and interests are especially welcome.
Previous experience with embryo injection and/or transcriptome analysis is a plus, but not required.
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week40
Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay$47,659 Annually
Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Posting Detail Information
Number of VacanciesOne
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo
Contact Information for Candidates
Lisa Nagy (***********************)
Open Until FilledYes
Review Begins On03/12/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant
Include in cover letter: a statement of research interests and previous experience.
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