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Research Professional II (Part Time) (Extended Temporary)

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

Posting Number: req9974

Department: School of Anthropology

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The person hired will work with Dr. David Killick for the Fall 2022 semester only on a research project funded by National Science Foundation grant BCS 1852598 (expires 12/31/2022), and will be paid from this grant. This person will work with Dr. Killick to analyze research data obtained since 2019 under this project, to prepare reports, and to submit these for publication.

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

  • The person appointed must undertake analysis, in consultation with Dr.Killick, of chemical and isotopic data already obtained for this project, using custom multivariate statistical techniques and plotting software, and must refine and maintain the underlying electronic databases. This person will also upload copies of these databases and other supporting materials to permanent repositories on and off campus.
  • The person appointed will work with Dr.Killick and other co-authors to write first drafts of articles for publication of this data, will revise these drafts according to changes requested by co-authors, and will be responsible for uploading files of these articles to the web sites of the publishers.
  • The person appointed will be wholly responsible for creating all graphical materials (maps, charts, photographic illustrations, captions, etc.) for these articles, for any conference presentations of these data, and for displays to be created with collaborating museums in the African nations that provided the archaeological and geological specimens that were analyzed in the course of this research project.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Anthropology or related field

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 26

Job FTE: .65

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $22.95

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Researchers & Scientists

Job Function


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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 12/31/2022

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. David Killick

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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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