IARC Temporary Faculty - Non-credit

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Non-Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Non Credit
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Intl Arctic Research Center
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Office/Clerical, Other, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

If you have a PhD and would like to collaborate with faculty and researchers at the International Arctic Research Center, please consider applying to the IARC Temporary Faculty pool. IARC serves as a focal point of excellence for international collaboration and provides the arctic research community with an unprecedented opportunity to share knowledge about science in the Arctic, with an emphasis on global climate change research.

Duties:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The International Arctic Research Center is accepting applications for Adjunct Faculty (Non-Credit) to join our team. Applicants from this pool will be reviewed as needed during the year. The closing date for this recruitment is June 30, 2019. IARC was established in 1999 as a cooperative research institute supported by both U.S. and Japanese governments. IARC's mission is to foster Arctic research in an international setting to help the nation and the international community to understand, prepare for, and adapt to the pan-Arctic impacts of climate change.

JOB DUTIES: 

Incumbents will join faculty and researchers who are active in conducting research in a wide variety of disciplines pursued at IARC (see www.iarc.uaf.edu) including but not limited to: methane gas emissions, all aspects of data research, oil spill response/recovery research, research related to detection of contemporary environmental change, and interactions and feed backs in atmosphere-ice-ocean research.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Sufficient relevant experience to contribute significantly to a specific project. Experience with the use of computers and other appropriate equipment to conduct the research proposed. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants typically provide their own grant funding.

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

PhD in a relevant discipline. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

2-3 years of relevant work. Successful candidates often have demonstrated experience in bringing in research funding and typically have their own grant funding.

*Compensation is commensurate with experience and type of work assigned.*

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This is a pooled position and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.

This position is a term-funded position through June 30th annually and is reviewed for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

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

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend trainings to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/.

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

Interested candidates should submit an online application along with the following documents:

1. Cover letter 
2. Resume/CV
3. Three (3) professional references with titles, email address and phone numbers 

Optional/Supplemental Documents: Research Document, Philosophy Statement, Letter of Intent

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