Scientific Analyst I

Tucson, AZ
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Sch of Family Consumer Sci-Res

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences is seeking a Scientific Analyst I. This position will serve as a member of the Community, Research, Evaluation and Development team in supporting health and community based research and evaluation projects.
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!
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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains databases
  • Conducts appropriate statistical analyses of large and small data sets
  • Compiles and analyzes geospatial data and creates both interactive and flat mapping products
  • Works closely with CRED team members on data interpretation and visualization
  • Prepares periodic reports, such as progress, status, result, or other regular and special reports
  • Develops data dashboards and other interactive data reporting products
  • Provides technical assistance to CRED team staff in accessing data from various databases and systems
  • Creates data acquisition and management plans for ongoing research and evaluation projects
  • May supervise research assistants
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 1 year work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Masters degree
• 3 years work experience
• Experience in social science research methods
• Experience with geographic information systems
• Experience with data management best practices
• Experience with Excel, R, and other statistical software
• Experience with ArcGIS, Python, SQL, and other database management software and or programming languages
• Experience in grant writing, needs assessment, process evaluation and outcomes research



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:


Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$38,000 - $50,000 DOE

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Research & Data Analysis

Job Function:


Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Michele Walsh
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

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 and a Native American/Alaska Native-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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