The University of Arizona is a public research university located in Tucson, Arizona. Established in 1885, the University of Arizona is a premier university that is dedicated to bettering Arizona through access, quality, and innovation. The university is home to allopathic medical schools and is a member of the Arizona Space Grant Consortium. The overarching goal of U of A faculty is to create well-rounded, intelligent students that can make a positive impact in their personal and professional lives. Thus, students are encouraged to engage in important conversations and work towards the betterment of the future. At the University of Arizona, employees and students alike are driven to succeed and positively influence the world around them. As a result, 14 of the university’s graduate programs are among the top 20 graduate programs in the nation.
As a public research university serving the diverse citizens of Arizona and beyond, the mission of the University of Arizona is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that engages students in discovery through research and broad-based scholarship. We aim to empower our graduates to be leaders in solving complex societal problems. Whether in teaching, research, outreach or student engagement, access and quality are the defining attributes of the University of Arizona’s mission.
Robert C. Robbins
President, University of Arizona
Dr. Robbins is the university’s 22nd president. Before his position as president of the university, Dr. Robbins held a variety of leadership positions including, but not limited to, CEO of the Texas Medical Center, founding director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, and president of the American Heart Association. Dr. Robbins is dedicated to innovation and seeks to prepare students for success in their dream careers.
A career at the University of Arizona is exciting and rewarding. The university’s diverse workforce works hard for the betterment of students and the state of Arizona alike. Employees are empowered to try new thing and grow. As a result, employees speak highly of their careers on websites such as Glassdoor and Indeed. At the University of Arizona, every employee is a valued part of the university’s legendary culture.
Benefits and Perks
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Short-term Disability Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Tuition Reduction
- Educational Assistance Plan
- Tuition Scholarship
- Paid Vacation Hours
- Paid Sick Time
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Opportunity To Work Remotely
- University and Holiday Closure Pay
- Free Counseling
- Excellent Work-Life Balance Policy