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Title Research Specialist (Part Time)(Temporary)
Department Molecular and Cellular Biology (0417)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology Department at the University of Arizona seeks a candidate for a part-time Research Specialist position to coordinate research efforts of undergraduate students and high school students in a outreach effort for Arizona K-12 schools.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance and disability programs; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
Duties include overseeing undergraduate students in the laboratory
Mentoring high school students on independent research projects
Instruction of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology lessons in high school classrooms
Designing and implementing new lessons for High School classrooms
Conducting Teacher Professional Development workshops

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND two years related research experience; OR, Six years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
Masters Degree in Life Sciences with an emphasis in Molecular Biology
Knowledge of Fungal Biology and Microbiology
At least two years of experience with Outreach projects
Experience with K-12 education
Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Limited Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $18.00 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S24410
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 01/08/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 06/10/2018
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates
Nadja Anderson, nadja@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 12/20/2017
Review Start Date 12/26/2017
Close Date 01/08/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/24120
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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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.

• Location: Tucson

• Post ID: 66426172 tucson
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