CAS Research - 2020-2021 Research Technician 1-4 Pool

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Classification:Temporary Professional
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 75
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

This is a pool from which the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Math and Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Performing & Fine Arts will draw when research technicians are needed to work on grant-funded projects. The position may be part- or full-time. Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of employment. CAS Math & Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Performing & Fine Arts conducts applied and fundamental scientific research and collects, synthesizes, archives, and distributes data, specimens, and knowledge, partly through conducting field work.

Duties:

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Duties:

Technical functions in support of the department.

This is a pool from which the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Math and Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Performing & Fine Arts will draw when research technicians are needed to work on grant-funded projects. The position may be part- or full-time.

CAS Math & Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Performing & Fine Arts conducts applied and fundamental scientific research and collects, synthesizes, archives, and distributes data, specimens, and knowledge, partly through conducting field work.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  Knowledge of data collection procedures, data entry procedures, and computerized spreadsheets and databases. Ability to manipulate data to produce charts and graphs to display trends in data. Ability to interpret data results for reporting. Ability to work in remote locations, sometimes in extreme conditions. Ability to coordinate/lead the activities of others.

Required Experience: Varies by level of position need.
Research Technician 1: High school graduation and 6 months' experience in field relevant to research or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Technician 2: 1 year's relevant college coursework and 1 year's experience in relevant field, or equivalent combination training and experience.
Research Technician 3: 2 years' relevant college coursework and 2 years' relevant experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Technician 4: Bachelor's degree in relevant field and 4 years' experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Typical Education or Training: Varies by level of position need.
Research Technician 1: High school graduation and 6 months' experience in field relevant to research or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Technician 2: 1 year's relevant college coursework and 1 year's experience in relevant field, or equivalent combination training and experience.
Research Technician 3: 2 years' relevant college coursework and 2 years' relevant experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Technician 4: Bachelor's degree in relevant field and 4 years' experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Minimum Hourly Rates:
Research Technician 1: $16.15/hour
Research Technician 2: $18.18/hour
Research Technician 3: $20.47/hour
Research Technician 4: $22.36/hour

Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of employment.

The level of any hire will be determined by the needs of the position and not by the level of education and/or training of the person being hired.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

 

 

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