Research Data Support Specialist II (Temporary)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 25, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Enard Lab at the University of Arizona, College of Science is looking for a qualified candidate as a Research Data Support Specialist. First generation college students are particularly encouraged to apply.

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Duties & Responsibilities:

The Research Data Support specialist will:

  1. Prepare computing environments for specific bioinformatic tools.
  2. Code HPC pipelines to assist the lab members with their data analysis projects.
  3. Participate to the collection and interpretation of population genomics data, and to the preparation of scientific manuscripts using these data.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in biology, evolutionary biology and/or relevant work experience is required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Biology is preffered, ideally with a minor in Computer Sciences.
  • Previous experience in Python, R, and statistics.



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

19 or less

Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:


Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

hourly rate



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:

Dr David Enard
[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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