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Research Technician II (Temporary) (Multiple Positions) (Maricopa, AZ)

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

Posting Number: req19768

Department: Entomology-Res

Location: Greater Phoenix Area

Address: 37860 W Smith Enke Rd, Maricopa, AZ 85138 USA

Position Highlights

This position will perform activities in research in entomology and agriculture, including planting, maintenance of research plots, harvesting of cotton, insect sampling, counting and identification of cotton pest and beneficial arthropods, care and maintenance of insect colonies used for research, field testing of pesticides and other insecticidal technologies, data entry and proofing.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assistance in field and laboratory testing of pesticides and other insecticidal technologies, including oversight and supervisory responsibilities of the other techs and field/lab workers.
  • Plant and insect sampling, counting and identification of cotton pest and beneficial arthropods.
  • Perform scientific data collections and routine procedures characterized by moderate use of independent judgment.
  • Maintain detailed records of studies conducted, organizes data, prepares data for computer input and records computer output.
  • Data entry and proofing.
  • Planting, harvesting, ginning and maintenance of research plots and insect colonies.
  • Organize supplies, materials or equipment and sets-up equipment for laboratory experiments or demonstrations.
  • Clean glassware and other laboratory equipment or materials.
  • Keep laboratory area clean.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

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 DOE

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

$16.50

Grade Range Midpoint

$20.63

Grade Range Maximum

$24.75

Career Stream and Level

OC2

Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function

Research

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

Number of Vacancies: 2

Expected End Date: 9/20/2024

Contact Information for Candidates

Isadora Carlos Bordini

icb@arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume 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 an 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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