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Research Scientist (UA Internal Only)

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Job Details
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Company Name
University of Arizona/Human Resources Division
Job Site Location
Tucson, AZ 85719
Job Description

Position Information Title
Research Scientist (UA Internal Only)

Speech Language & Hearing Sci (3502)

Main Campus

Position Summary

The Department of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at the University of Arizona is recruiting a full-time Research Scientist to join our team to provide support primarily on research projects, but will also be called upon to assist in classroom/clinical instruction.

Our department, situated within the College of Science, is a nationally top-ranked program with a dynamic, well-funded, and productive faculty. The environment is collaborative and supports interdisciplinary research, diversity, peer-mentoring, and a family-friendly approach to work-life balance.

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

  • Providing speech language pathology assessment and treatment to late-talking toddlers in our research study.
  • Supervising students who are providing assessment and treatment to late-talking toddlers in our research study.
  • Training students on assessment, research, and fidelity scoring procedures for the late-talking toddlers in our research study.
  • Taking data on reliability and fidelity of our procedures.
  • Recruiting, interacting with, and scheduling the families of the late-talking toddlers in our research study.
  • Preparing data for analysis.
  • Preparing reports for families.
  • Some classroom teaching appropriate to educational background.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have appropriate graduate degree in speech-language pathology, or speech, language, and hearing sciences, as well as clinical certification.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD with an emphasis in developmental language disorders


Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week

Job Category

Benefits Eligible
Yes – Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay
$70,000 Annually

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

Posting Detail Information Posting Number

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Limited to Current UA Employees

Contact Information for Candidates

Kevin Phelan

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Review Begins On

Special Instructions to Applicant

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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