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Researcher/Scientist III (Part Time)

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

Posting Number: req11803

Department: Biosystems Engineering-Res

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Biosystems Engineering seeks a Researcher/Scientist III. This position will run and update the WINDS model, incorporate data into the WINDS model, and assist with establishment of the online version of the WINDS model. The incumbent will connect the sensor and other soil moisture data to the online version of the WINDS model and write papers. This position may require occasional trips to the Maricopa Agricultural Center for analysis of research experiments.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Data analysis and incorporate data into the WINDS model.
  • Assist with establishment of online version of the WINDS model.
  • Connect the sensor(s) and other soil moisture data to the online version of the WINDS Model.
  • Writing.
  • Mathematical modeling.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Biosystems Engineering or related field or equivalent advanced training attained through professional level experience and a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience is required.
  • Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Biosystems Engineering.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 19.60

Job FTE: 0.375

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $25.61

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

Contact Information for Candidates

Peter Waller

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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