Research Assistant

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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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 and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Sleep and Health Research Program aims to gain a better understanding of how sleep works, how it impacts health, how it is influenced by the world around us, and what we can do to help people get better sleep.

The purpose of this position is to assist with daily tasks of a clinical research study on smoking cessation in people living with HIV for participants in the Tucson area.

  • Involvedwith the creation and maintenance of data spreadsheets and data managementtools.
  • Scoringof relevant data (including sleep diaries, actigraphy, blood pressure, andother recordings).
  • Enteringand organizing data received by others, preparing data for analyses, andperforming regular quality control tasks to ensure the integrity of the data.
  • Highlyinvolved with interaction with study participants at participants' homes duringstudy visits, including administration of questionnaires and obtaining of bodymeasurements.  
Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
Preferred Qualifications*Phlebotomy experience preferred. *Experience working with people living with HIV infection desired, but not required. *Experience in research preferred.FLSANon-Exempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryResearchBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$15.38 - $17.95Compensation Typehourly rate Grade3 Career Stream and LevelOC2Job FamilyResearch & Lab Job FunctionResearch Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesChloe Wills [email protected] Open Date10/8/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyResume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt 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. As an Hispanic-serving institution, 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 opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. 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.

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