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Research Data Support Specialist I (Temporary) (Updated)

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Category:
Laboratory and Research
Type:
Full-Time

Posting Number: req18830

Department: Steward Observatory

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Please note: Information about the review timeline for applications has been added to the Position Highlights. This posting is for a summer research position. The selected applicant will conduct a summer research project related to the development of optical/UV astronomical instrumentation and the observational properties of ionized gas around nearby galaxies. The purpose of this position is to constitute an introductory experience to astronomical data collection/analysis, hands on laboratory experience, and/or software/GUI experience. The focus will be on working with and analyzing research data.

Please note that the deadline for applications is March 25, 2024.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • With direct supervision by supervisor and utilizing established processes and procedures, works with researchers in designing studies, reviewing data, and publishing results.  Gathers and performs initial analysis of data from various databases and sources; helps develop reports and visual representations.
  • Under direct supervision, facilitates, implements, evaluates, and performs a wide variety of research programs or initiatives following routine processes and procedures to introduce the development of Optical/UV instrumentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program (Associate's or Bachelor's) studying a related discipline (e.g., Astronomy, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering).

FLSA: Non-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: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $16.50 - $20.63

Compensation Type: hourly rate

Grade

3

Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

Grade Range Minimum

$16.5

Grade Range Midpoint

$20.63

Grade Range Maximum

$24.75

Career Stream and Level

OC1

Job Family

Research & Data Analysis

Job Function

Research

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 8/23/2024

Contact Information for Candidates

so-humanresources@list.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

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

Special Instructions to Applicant

In your cover letter (<500 words), please describe your background, your research interests, and why you are a good candidate for this position. Please include your long-term educational/professional goals and any past research experience, relevant coursework, or skills (e.g. coding languages, software proficiency).

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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