IAB Post Doctoral Fellow Pool (JOB19-02)

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Classification:Post Doctoral Fellow non represented
Grade:Non-Union Faculty Grade 40
Work type:Post Doc
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 candidates for post doctoral fellow positions to support the areas of biology, genetics, wildlife, biomedical, ecology, physiology, bioinformatics, and related areas of study to support the research and academic missions of the Institute. This will include working on one or more funded projects in these research areas under the guidance of senior faculty members. **This is a pool position; successful acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer nor review of applicant materials.**

Duties:

100Duties will vary according to project. Work may be done in a laboratory or in the field. Work may be part- or full-time. Works under administrative supervision. Solves complex research questions/problems using analytical skills. Creates reports for use in publications. Combines own work with work of other research professionals and faculty to produce complete projects. May design processes or tools for gathering information. May coordinate the work of other research professionals or research technicians. May develop, with guidance, models for use by other research professionals or faculty members. May use fiscal/statistical knowledge to develop reports.Essential

Major research programs at IAB include the Center for Alaska Native Health Research, Alaska Basic Neuroscience Program, Center for Molecular and Genetic Studies of Hibernation, Alaska Geobotany Center, Resilience and Adaptation Program and the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research program. The Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, administered by IAB, began in 1950 and is part of a nationwide cooperative program to promote research and graduate student training in the ecology and management of fish, wildlife and their habitats. And the Institute's Toolik Field Station is a world-renowned Arctic climate change research station located in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range.

The initial appointment will be for up to one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance and final approval of funds.

**This is a pool position; successful acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer nor review of applicant materials.**  

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
 
Training Policy:
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/
 
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UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/
 
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