Research Technician III
Aerospace & Mechanical EngrDepartment Website Link:
1130 N. Mountain Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 USAPosition Highlights:
The Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department (AME) is recruiting a highly motivated Research Technician to investigate the influence of structural motion on unswept and swept wing aerodynamics. The work will be primarily experimental, although some theoretical work is expected.
The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work‐life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.Duties & Responsibilities:
- Perform model design
- Wind tunnel testing and data analysis using various modern diagnostics (PIV, CTA, pressure measurements and infrared thermography).
- Demonstrate skills in analyzing and evaluating data.
- Demonstrate knowledge of PIV, CTA, pressure measurements and infrared thermography.
- Demonstrate software proficiency in MATLAB, LabVIEW and Solidworks (or equivalent).
- Additional duties may be assigned.
- Associates' Degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required,
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required in addition to education requirement.
- Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with graduate level coursework in turbulence, flow control, and measurements in fluid dynamics
Non-ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
Part TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
No BenefitsRange Minimum:
$23.95Rate of Pay:
4Career Stream and Level:
Research & LabJob Function:
ResearchType of criminal background check required::
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Number of Vacancies:
1Target Hire Date:
1/10/2021Expected End Date:
Contact Information for Candidates:
11/18/2020Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Resume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
At 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.