Research Technician III (Extended Temporary)(Part Time)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Community Environment & Policy

Department Website Link:


UAHS - Tucson


University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Research Technician III will help to conceive and conduct lab- and office-based work carrying out and analyzing field research. This individual will contribute to data analysis anddissemination materials. Will work with a project team comprising faculty, staff, and other graduate and undergraduate students. Will provide mentorship to student workers. 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!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plans and conducts field research. Works with field sampling teams. Collaborates with student workers and interns. (40%)
  • Performs data analysis. Collaborates in analyzing field data. (20%)
  • Contributes to research dissemination materials. Assists in writing conference abstracts and presentations and in manuscript development. (10%)
  • Attends and contributes to team meetings (5%)
  • Develops, adapts, and tests field research protocols. (25%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required OR minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required in addition to education requirement.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required OR Associates' Degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • Previous field sampling experience.
  • Data analysis experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

*BA or Master's in Public Health



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

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Compensation Type:

hourly rate



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Job Family:

Research & Lab

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Type of criminal background check required::

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

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Paloma Beamer, Ph.D. | [email protected]

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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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