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Scientific Analyst II (Pharmacy Practice and Science)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req17581

Department: Pharmacy Practice and Science

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Working within a computational biology research group, collaborates with researchers in designing studies, analyzing data, and publishing results. Gathers and analyzes data from various databases and sources, develops software/workflows for analysis, evaluates new software/methods, develops reports and visual presentations, contributes to writing manuscripts and grant applications, provides guidance and consultation to other group members regarding written and oral communication.

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

  • Use data analytics to contribute to development of (written) manuscripts, project documentation, and grant applications to research across a diverse range of topics at the intersection of biological applications.  Engage study design, data analysis, and figure generation, literature review, and development of text.  Text content will be generated according to agreed study and adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Engage in research. This will involve methods design, software development, data management, data analysis, and software engineering practices including testing, continuous integration, and release management.  These efforts will support both the developer's projects and those of others in the group.  Perform statistical and computational analysis on various genomics and protein structure datasets, as needed.
  • Develop material for research presentations. This will include both (1) independent development of slides and oral content to be presented by the Scientific Analyst, and (2) collaborating with group members in development of presentations that they will present.  Use figure generation to present data analysis in more accessible formats.
  • Mentor other group members in development of manuscripts and slide presentations for research content.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $59,404 - $74,254

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: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Travis Wheeler |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

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 a Hispanic-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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