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Research Professional II (Extended Temporary)

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

Posting Number: req10581

Department: Mexican American Studies

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The individual selected for this position will work in collaboration with other members of an evaluation and programmatic team to conduct community-based program evaluations and/or research projects. This is a University of Arizona position that is funded annually through external grants and contracts. This benefits-eligible position will be filled by one successful candidate at 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week). The FTE can be negotiated at the time of the hire.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

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

This position will support and conduct work related to community-based
program evaluation and/or research projects. The ideal candidate will design,
organize, manage and carry out multi levels of research. The duties and
responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to statistical
analysis, manuscript preparation, conducting and writing literature reviews,
and participate and support all aspects of data collection and dataset

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports and papers, understandable to a broad range of readers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a field providing the
    expertise necessary to perform the duties.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Experience in social science research.
  • Experience with basic statistical analysis procedures such as T-tests, ANOVA
    and/or experience with qualitative data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual is preferred as you may be asked to conduct consenting procedures and data collection in both English and Spanish.
  • Master's degree in a social science or other appropriate field providing the expertise necessary to perform the duties.
  • Experience with commonly used data management and statistical packages, including SPSS, NVivo, RefWorks or Endnotes.
  • Experience in program evaluation, data management, including systematic organization and merging of related datasets.
  • Experience with advanced statistical analyses such as HLM or SEM.
  • Experience in grant writing.

FLSA: To Be Determined

Full Time/Part Time: To be Determined

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20 - 40

Job FTE: .50 - 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $47,735 - $51,000

Compensation Type: To Be Determined



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: 9/30/2023

Contact Information for Candidates

Ada Wilkinson-Lee


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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