The Research Analyst will implement the Water RAPIDS (Research and Planning Innovations for Dryland Systems) program and assist with research and engagement efforts for the Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program (TAAP). The position is ideal for post-doctoral researcher or an individual with a master’s degree and prior research and project coordination experience. The Water RAPIDS program is focused helping communities balance a secure water future for residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural sectors with the water demands of the natural environment through research, outreach, and technical assistance. The TAAP program, which in Arizona focuses on the Santa Cruz and San Pedro binational aquifers, is a federally funded program implemented by the USGS Arizona Water Science Center and the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) designed to further understanding of the shared groundwater resources in the United States and Mexico. In this position, the Research Analyst will work with governmental and non-governmental organizations throughout Arizona, the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico, engaging stakeholders on water management issues ranging from understanding transboundary aquifers to water needs of natural areas.
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|
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities|
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
|Number of Hours Worked per Week||40|
|Benefits Eligible||Yes – Full Benefits|
|Posted Rate of Pay||$48,000 Annually|
|Type of criminal background check required:||Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||One|
|Desired Start Date||08/08/2016|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Limited to Current UA Employees||No|
|Contact Information for Candidates|| |
LaVonne K. Walton
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Review Begins On||07/06/2016|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|| |
Required Documents-Writing sample
Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.