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TitleResearch Technician

DepartmentAZ Rsch Labs-Interdisciplinary (2511)

LocationMain Campus

Position Summary

**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.s Arizona Research Laboratories is looking for a Research Technician. This is a research position for an active research laboratory in the ARL Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. The laboratory investigates the underlying biological mechanisms of normal age-related alterations in memory. Laboratory personnel explore the dynamic changes in information processing that can be observed across species, using behavioral tools, ensemble electrophysiological recording techniques, as well as novel single cell and non-invasive imaging methods. The successful candidate will work with a diverse team of researchers (staff, undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs and faculty) under the direction of Dr. Carol Barnes on a wide range of experiments involving animal (rodent) behavioral tasks, electrophysiology, neurophysiological recordings, etc. Additional skills that are necessary include good communication, detailed oriented, accurate, ability to work well in a group environment (as well as independently), to work successfully with demanding deadlines, and with flexibility in their schedule to meet the requirements of the experimental protocol, which can involve evenings and weekends. We are looking for someone who will be successful in a support role and thrive in a collaborative environment, with many simultaneous projects.

The successful candidate will work with a diverse team of researchers (staff, undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs and faculty) under the direction of Dr. Carol Barnes on a wide range of experiments involving animal (rodent) behavioral tasks, electrophysiology, neurophysiological recordings, etc. Additional skills that are necessary include good communication, detailed oriented, accurate, ability to work well in a group environment (as well as independently), to work successfully with demanding deadlines, and with flexibility in their schedule to meet the requirements of the experimental protocol, which may involve evenings and weekends. We are looking for someone who will be successful in a support role and thrive in a collaborative environment, with many simultaneous projects.

The mission of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute is to discover the mysteries of the normally aging brain to achieve a lifetime of cognitive health. Founded in 2006 at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., the institute is one of only four McKnight Institutes nationally. Scientists used to view the aging brain as an inevitable story of decline. We now know that the brain continually adapts throughout life- a more hopeful outlook on the worlds most condensed mystery. Because of the inventive research of Dr. Carol Barnes and other affiliated faculty, along with the continual development of new technologies, the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute is poised to contribute to southern Arizona as a center for high-level neuroscience, while also improving cognitive understanding and health for the entire world.

With more than $622 million in research and development dollars from federal, state, and private sources, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. currently ranks #23 among public universities in the US in overall research expenditures and #6 in physical science research. With world class faculty in fields as diverse as astronomy and space exploration, plant science, biomedical science and biotechnology, anthropology, Native peoples, business, law, philosophy, music, and dance, the UA is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities. The Universitys main campus is situated in the heart of Tucson. Surrounded by mountains and the high Sonoran Desert, Tucson boasts a distinctive southwestern feel and enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine each year.

The UA today has over 43,000 students, and nearly 15,600 employees. The main campus has grown from its original 40 acres to more than 350 acres, and boasts the oldest continually maintained green space in Arizona. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers a broad range of educational programs and support services that attract an excellent and diverse student body.

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 retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. 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 **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., please .

Duties & Responsibilities

*Behavioral training in young and old rats
*Supervise student work force assistant with behavioral training and coordinate scheduling
*Maintaining experimental records and data
*Electrophysiological recordings
*Data analysis
*Additional duties may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment (such as neuroscience); OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience performing behavioral experiments with rats

Full Time/Part TimeFull Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week40

Job CategoryResearch

Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits

FLSANon-Exempt

Posted Rate of PayDOE

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

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS25638

Number of VacanciesOne

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo

Contact Information for Candidates

Luann Snyder
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Open Date07/31/2018

Review Start Date08/06/2018

Close Date

Open Until FilledYes

Special Instructions to Applicant

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Diversity Statement

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 a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 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.

**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.






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