IARC Visiting Research Scholar

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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: Other, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The International Arctic Research Center is currently accepting applications for Visiting Research Scholars. 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:

*SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE EMPLOYMENT.*

This is an application pool for Visiting Research Scholars who have received an invitation from the International Arctic Research Center.

IARC was established in 1999 as a cooperative research institute supported by both U.S. and Japanese governments. It 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. 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: 

Incumbent will visit as a research exchange scholar to collaborate with specific faculty in conducting research on one or more funded projects under the guidance of the host scientist.  

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Specific relevant experience to contribute significantly to the host scientist's project.
Experience with the use of computers and other appropriate research tools and equipment to conduct the research.  

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

PhD in a relevant discipline.  

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Varies; commensurate with graduate level or senior scientist status.  

COMPENSATION:

Compensation is commensurate with experience and type of work assigned.

At-Will Employment:

Pursuant to Board of Regents' Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

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

Training:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training 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/

Tobacco-Free Campus:

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

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

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