UA Researchers

Note: This database is a list of faculty who welcome undergraduate students into their research projects. It is up to faculty to keep this list updated.
Note: To select more than one Research Location, please hold down your control key while clicking a selection.

Students may also search for research positions, events, and opportunities in Handshake.

Faculty Members: For more information on updating your information in the faculty database please visit ur.arizona.edu/update. For help listing active undergraduate research opportunities in Handshake, contact Kelley Merriam-Castro at kmerriam@arizona.edu.
Name Department Offering Research Opportunities? Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Datesort descending
Yue Wang
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jessica Rick
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Katherine Rhodes
Immunobiology
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Hee Jeong Kim
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Kenneth Liechty
Surgery
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Lila Wollman
Physiology
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jennifer Mcintosh
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
At least an introductory inorganic chemistry course
Tucson main campus
Nathan Smith
Astronomy
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
ASTR250
Tucson main campus
Karen Schumaker
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Monica Schmidt
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Fiona McCarthy
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Molecular biology is preferred but not required.
Online
Jeffrey Jacobs
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Brett Colson
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None required
Tucson main campus
Carlos Zgheib
Surgery
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Other
Marlys Witte
Surgery
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Toshinobu Kazui
Surgery
Yes
Volunteer
Ideally experience in research, motivated to learn
Tucson main campus
Beth Meyerson
Family and Community Medicine
Yes
Paid
Communications (written and verbal), commitment to harm reduction science, preference for students with lived (opioid use) experience. Other prerequisites pending the specific opportunity.
Tucson main campus
Frank Brosius III
Medicine
Yes
Not given
These opportunities are exclusively through our NIH funded R25 grant for which I serve as one of 4 PIs. There are annual requests for applications to the undergraduate research program.
Other
Miguel Simonet
Spanish and Portuguese
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Rebecca Schomer
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
UBRP
Tucson main campus
Allison Huff
Family and Community Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
n/a
Tucson main campus
Jennifer Stern
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Other
Norma Perez-Brena
School of Human Ecology-RES
Yes
Volunteer
Research Methods
Tucson main campus
Yin Chen
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Yes
Paid
Funded by E-H-TRUE research training grant from NIEHS
Other
Julie Armin
Family and Community Medicine
Yes
For Credit
An understanding of health equity issues
Tucson main campus