Research Technician I (Part Time) (Extended Temporary)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Oct 16, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

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 Research Specialistwill be responsible for developing various study protocols, as well aspreparing, processing, and inventorying environmental and stool samples. TheResearch Specialist will work with on a binational (U.S.-Mexico) team ofresearchers.

  • Develop protocols and sample collection forms and questionnaires
  • Inventory and process samples in the UArizona Environmental Exposure laboratory
  • Freeze stool samples/diapers prior to batch transport
  • Sieve dust samples
  • Filter water samples
  • Prepare any remaining samples (e.g. EDCs, windowsill wipes) for long-term storage
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma orequivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
Preferred QualificationsFLSANon-Exempt Full Time/Part TimePart TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week20 Job FTE.50Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryResearchBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$16.76Compensation Typehourly rate Grade1 Career Stream and LevelOC1Job 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 Date6/30/2021 Contact Information for CandidatesPaloma Beamer - [email protected] Open Date10/15/2020Open 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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