Research Technician (Temporary) (Part Time)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Research Technician (Temporary) (Part Time)
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry - Sci (2536)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Talanquer Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is hiring a Research Technician, whose responsibilities will be to work on the development of educational materials to help STEM faculty and teaching teams to better manage student work in large collaborative learning spaces. They will assist on research activities taking place in STEM classrooms by conducting observations, collecting data, and helping data analysis. This is a temporary position with the ability to extend employment, based on departmental need.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.

In the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at the University of Arizona, a vibrant community of scholars conduct innovative research programs in the chemical and biochemical sciences that lead to fundamental advances in knowledge, ultimately producing technological advances that benefit society.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop educational materials to train STEM faculty and teaching teams.
  • Assist with data storage and organization
  • Assist with qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  • Assist with data collection in classrooms, including audio recordings and field notes.
  • The candidate is expected to support and advance Inclusive Excellence, the UA diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiative designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • M.S. degree in a STEM field plus at least 2 years of experience as an instructor or learning assistant in STEM classrooms.
  • Demonstrated excellence with interpersonal skills, ability to be proactive in solving problems, and communication skills. History of using web-based methods for delivering educational materials.
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 30
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24571
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 02/15/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/14/2018
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Vicente Talanquer
vicente@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 02/09/2018
Review Start Date 02/14/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/26526
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
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • 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 a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents