Bonanza Creek LTER Laboratory Manager (JOB18-07)

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Classification:Research Technician 2
Grade:Grade 76
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Institute of Arctic Biology
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB) is seeking a qualified Research Technician to work as the Laboratory Manager for the Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research group. *** This recruitment is open internally to current IAB employees only as a promotional opportunity. ***


10Assist IS Technician by preparing articles and photographs for upload to website.Essential
10Assist research technician with data analysis and data presentation including organizing data and assisting with interpretation of results.Essential
10Maintain and update the LTER bibliography, data entry as required.Essential
10Summer field work-Long-term monitoring of vegetation and climate.Essential
15Lab work including analysis of tree growth by counting tree rings, grinding and weighing tree needles, sorting and weighing seeds, germinating seeds, and other LTER lab work as required.Essential
20Create and maintain an LTER herbarium using Microsoft Access. This includes collecting and pressing specimens and entering information into a database.Essential
20Organize and maintain the BECRU lab to include buying field and lab supplies, mailing journal reprints, collecting and distributing lab mail.Essential
5Train all student assistants in seed sorting, handling herbarium specimens, and lab safety.Essential

Please attach a cover letter, resume or C.V., and the contact information for at least 3 professional references with your application.

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

Term Position:
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

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