Are you passionate about Arctic science and learning more about global climate change? If so, please consider applying to IARC's temporary employment pool and join the team at the International Arctic Research Center. For specific job positions that IARC may be recruiting for during the year, please refer to this posting. More than 20 international groups and more than 60 scientists are working with IARC to facilitate international collaboration in Arctic environmental change studies. Come join this dynamic international effort!
The International Arctic Research Center is accepting applications for Temporary Technicians. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments. By submitting your application to this job posting you should understand that there is no guarantee your application will be reviewed or selected by a department.
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.
Positions perform assignments requiring specialized knowledge or skills which may be acquired through experience, apprenticeship, on-the-job-training, or academic work in occupationally specific programs that result in a 2-year degree or other certificate or diploma. Includes persons who perform technical and support tasks which usually requires less formal training and/or experience than normally required for professional status. Work typically is closely supervised and has lower independence than professional positions.
Positions generally will perform one or more of the following functions; data entry, customer service, review information, reconciliation, verification, processing transactions, retrieve, gather and compile data, maintain records, prepare reports, gather, compile and analyze information, respond to inquiries, ensure accuracy of documents, responsible for equipment, operate equipment.
Required Skills and Experience:
The level of experience is varied and is based on the position. Education, training, licensing and/or certification is dependent upon the position. All positions require at least a High School diploma or equivalent. Additionally, the candidate must possess the appropriate training and/or education required for the position.
As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Salary varies based on position and is commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application. If you need further information or assistance with applying for this position please contact the Geophysical Institute Human Resources Office at 474-7999.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Non-represented Student/Adjuncts/Temporary (At-Will):
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.
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/
UAF Campus is a tobacco-free campus. For more information, please go to http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus
Special Conditions of Employment:
This is a pooled position and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.
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.