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Research / Laboratory Aide (Sun City, AZ) (Multiple Positions) (Part Time & Temporary) (UPDATED)

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Location of project is Sun City, Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI).

Position Details

Position Information

Title Research / Laboratory Aide (Sun City, AZ) (Multiple Positions) (Part Time & Temporary) (UPDATED)
Department Biomedical Engineering (2328)
Location Greater Phoenix Area
Position Summary

Please note: a minor update was made to the position summary for purposes of clarifying expected duration.

The Labs of Dr. Nima Toosizadeh and Dr. Jame Mohler are seeking a Research / Laboratory Aide to perform BSHRI visits using body worn sensor measures and measures of cognition. With written or verbal consent of participant, collect clinical and sensor data, data post-processing, and RedCap data entry required.

Note: Although these positions are currently expected to be temporary (less than 6 months), they may be extended. This change will be dependent on the hiring department’s business needs and available funding.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform clinical research visits at Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI);
  • Data entry into RedCap;
  • Attend weekly meetings by phone;
  • Work on an interdisciplinary research team under direction of Kathy O’Connor at BSHRI, with oversight by Co-PIs Nima Toosizadeh and Jane Mohler (UA) located in Tucson, Arizona.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Please see ‘ABOR Minimum Qualifications’ below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

One year of laboratory/research, field research or technical maintenance experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous work with elders;
  • Comfort with technology;
  • Coursework in BME, Biosystems Design, Health Science, Physiology or other related field.
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 19
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S23837
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 09/04/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Nima Toosizadeh

Open Date 08/24/2017
Review Start Date 08/29/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Location of project is Sun City, Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI).

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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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have at least one year of laboratory/research, field research, or technical maintenance experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents