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Research Technician III

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

Posting Number: req11750

Department: Psychology

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Project Coordinator (Research Technician III) will have a vital role in overseeing and conducting a research protocol that involves administering, scoring, and entering of data for standardized neuropsychological assessments and experimental behavioral data, as well as data collection through smartphones, blood draws, and MRI. The Project Coordinator will work collaboratively with a team including faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and staff, and will be responsible for training undergraduate students who are involved in data collection and data entry. The Project Coordinator must possess advanced knowledge in psychology, IRB protocol management, and skills required for collaborative research.

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

  • Performing and monitoring the administration of standardized neuropsychological and experimental behavioral protocols. This requires effective computing, administrative, and communication skills, as well as high attention to detail.
  • Coordinating participant enrollment and scheduling. This requires working with the MRI facilities, the CATS center (for blood draws), and a team of researchers who perform research protocols.
  • Assisting with data management, and progress report management, including local and NIH required elements.
  • Engaging in general project duties, including conducting an inventory of laboratory supplies, interacting with undergraduates, staff, and faculty on the team, handling emails, and attending lab meetings.
  • Engaging with participants, from pre- to post-enrollment and completion. As this is a longitudinal project, effective and positive communication is vital.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Standard professional skills for effective and timely interaction with co-workers and participants.
  • Willingness to learn a standardized research protocol.
  • Willingness to train staff in administering a standardized research protocol.
  • High attention to detail, ethics, and respect for participant confidentiality.
  • Standard computing skills, including efficient use of Zoom, REDCap, and Microsoft products.
  • Advanced knowledge in psychology, neuroscience, and aging.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates' Degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant
    experience required in addition to education requirement.

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: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $19.16

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Research & Lab

Job Function


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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Matthew Grilli


Jessica Andrews Hanna

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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