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Executive Officer for Finance & Administration-International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center (IARC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is seeking a new Executive Officer (EO). IARC is recognized internationally as a center of excellence and innovation for transdisciplinary research on the Arctic and rapid change. The EO is responsible for the financial and contractual compliance of all IARC fiscal operations with federal, state, and university regulations. The EO will represent the center, advise the IARC Director as a member of the Executive Team, and communicate and coordinate with other units across UAF. The EO is also responsible for the overall administrative activities of IARC and provides supervision, including day-to-day guidance, of the administrative staff. At IARC, we value a culture of inclusion that leverages the research, educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engages all individuals to help each thrive. Our strength and success as a research institute and university are built on the foundation of a wide range of perspectives and experiences. IARC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, follow this link to IARC's DEI statement https://uaf-iarc.org/about-iarc/. If you are interested in helping IARC build a deeper understanding of the Arctic and respond to society's needs through actionable science, we encourage you to apply.
Student Research Assistant - International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center, in collaboration with Northern Social-Environmental Research (NSER) and the Alaska Center, is seeking a dedicated undergraduate student to serve as an undergraduate research assistant in Fairbanks, AK. This position will collaborate with project leader Dr. Tracie Curry (NSER) to organize and conduct outreach with the team on exploratory research concerning climate crisis impacts on interior Alaska minorities that are underrepresented in climate and adaptation research. Specifically, this research focuses on Black and Asian communities in Fairbanks, Alaska and aims to investigate climate perceptions and potentially disparate impacts experienced among members of the two groups. The ideal candidate will be passionate about climate research, understand the importance of connecting with a diverse array of communities, and skilled at developing and maintaining partnerships.
Temporary Employee - International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
If you are looking for an employment opportunity to support the research community at UAF, please consider applying to the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Temporary Employee pool. Multiple departments within IARC may be hiring from this pool during the year, and duties assigned will vary depending on the specific department’s needs. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments during the year. 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.
Fiscal Manager-International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center (IARC) seeks a dynamic Fiscal Manager. This position is critical to the infrastructure of the IARC. This position will work closely with the Executive Officer. Come and take part in the growth of an exciting and dynamic team!
Grant Manager, International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
This position is crucial in the infrastructure of the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Business Office. This position works closely with the IARC fiscal manager, research faculty, staff and students not only within IARC, but also with collaborating institutes. This position would primarily monitor/administer restricted fund activity (pre and post-award), is responsible for creating, managing, and performing accounting, budgetary and fiscal functions; and follows established policies and procedures within the UA and IARC. Come and take part in the growth of an exciting and dynamic research team!
Post Doctoral Fellow Pool - International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center is currently accepting applications for Post Doctoral Fellows. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments during the year. 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. 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.
Geospatial Education Specialist Fairbanks
Are you a passionate educator and researcher who loves community-driven environmental problem solving? Do you love using maps to show data, document environmental changes, and promote community self-advocacy? Do you like working with diverse intergenerational and cross-cultural teams? The UAF International Arctic Research Center (IARC) needs you! IARC is seeking a highly qualified science educator-researcher with a passion for working with Alaskan youth, educators and community members to address climate change issues in their communities using geospatial data, field data, and local and Indigenous knowledge. In this job, you will collaborate with the IARC education team and partners to develop and deliver training workshops and learning activities on access and use of geospatial data; use GLOBE citizen and community science to supplement remotely sensed data; provide ongoing support to workshop attendees; connect students to research opportunities in the geospatial and environmental sciences; and conduct program outreach and reporting through communication products, presentations, and videos. The International Arctic Research Center Education and Outreach office is a team-oriented, family-friendly work environment. The staff are encouraged to bring their personal creativity and gifts to the work within the funding requirements and overall mission of IARC. In this position, you will collaborate closely with the IARC Education and Outreach team, UAF Alaska Satellite Facility Geodata Cooperative, the UAF IARC Alaska Tribal Resilience Learning Network, and other partners.
Research Technician - Environmental Data Center at the Toolik Field Station Fairbanks, Toolik Lake
The Toolik Field Station at the Institute of Arctic Biology is seeking applications from enthusiastic individuals who are interested in ecological fieldwork in northern Alaska to work as a Research Aide at the Environmental Data Center. Responsibilities will include collecting data on plant phenological and greening events, arrival and departure status of bird species, as well as data entry and organization under general supervision.
FY23 Graduate Research Assistant - GI Fairbanks
If you are a UA Graduate student looking for a valuable learning and employment opportunity, please consider applying to the Geophysical Institute (GI), International Arctic Research Center (IARC), Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization (OIPC), One Health, and EPSCoR Graduate Assistant Research pool. Multiple departments within the GI, IARC, OIPC, One Health, and EPSCoR units may be hiring from this pool during the year, and duties assigned will vary depending on the specific department’s needs. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments during the year. 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.
Student Assistant- International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
If you are a UA student looking for a valuable learning and employment opportunity, please consider applying to the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Student Assistant pool. Multiple departments within IARC may be hiring from this pool during the year, and duties assigned will vary depending on the specific department’s needs. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments during the year. 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.
Diversity and Inclusivity Coordinator-International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center (IARC) seeks an administrative professional who will serve as the Diversity and Inclusivity Coordinator for IARC at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). This person will lead the enhancement of IARC’s Diversity and Inclusivity work to include justice, equity and access; build on the IARC Diversity and Inclusivity program and initiatives for our staff, researchers, faculty and students; promote diversity, equity, inclusivity, justice, and access efforts with other UAF units, and will serve as the primary liaison between IARC and UAF Department of Equity and Compliance. This person will align IARC’s Diversity and Inclusivity activities with UAF’s Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence. This person will support and be a resource for IARC efforts for equitable, ethical, and respectful engagement with historically marginalized groups, and align relationship building with Indigenous Peoples and communities while honoring and including Indigenous Knowledge. IARC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, follow this link to IARC's DEI statement https://uaf-iarc.org/about-iarc/
Temporary Research Technician - Institute of Arctic Biology Fairbanks
The Institute of Arctic Biology is seeking motivated seasonal research technicians to assist with field data collection for the Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research Program (BNZ LTER).
Research Communications Specialist and Media Professional Anchorage
The mission of the Applied Environmental Research Center (AERC) is to collect, analyze, and provide applicable environmental, natural, and cultural resource data to support the optimal management of public lands. AERC was established January 2014 and is one of nine centers of the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Business Enterprise Institute (BEI). Though AERC is a young organization, BEI and UAA have an extensive history partnering with federal, state, municipal, and tribal governments as well as with a wide cross section of private sector clients. Since its inception, AERC has received over $2.4M in funds in support of projects and research through the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Alaska District. AERC is currently seeking to hire two qualified candidates as Communications and Media Broadcast Officers. In addition to working with AERC, the successful candidates will also be assisting and have a dotted line reporting to the Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) and their communication needs. ADAC's primary client is the US Coast Guard. ADAC is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Center of Excellence. Similar to AERC, ADAC receives federal funding to support projects and research through DHS.
Postdoctoral Researcher - Volcanology (Statistics-based modeler) Fairbanks
The Volcanology Group of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) - Geophysical Institute (GI) is offering a fully-funded 2-year postdoctoral position in the field of volcanic eruption forecasting. The Postdoctoral Researcher will join our multidisciplinary team of graduate students, UAF faculty, national and international collaborators, and volcano-observatory scientists to work on developing innovative statistics-based eruption forecasting models for Alaska volcanoes, within the framework of the NSF-PREEVENTS Eruption Forecasting Project (https://sites.google.com/alaska.edu/preeventseruptionforecasting/PREEVENTS). This project capitalizes on the wealth of data from the Alaska Volcano Observatory, and the Postdoctoral Researcher will have the opportunity to engage in research on four interrelated disciplines: (1) geodesy, (2) seismology & infrasound, (3) volcanic gas geochemistry & remote sensing, and (4) petrology, geochemistry & physical volcanology. The successful candidate will utilize multidisciplinary time series eruption data from eight recently active volcanoes (Cleveland, Okmok, Bogoslof, Shishaldin, Pavlof, Veniaminof, Augustine, and Redoubt), and state-of-the-art techniques to develop volcano eruption models and forecasts while working with a diverse group of collaborators.
Institute of Arctic Biology - FY23 Temporary Technician Pool (JOB23-01) Fairbanks
The Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB) is seeking candidates for temporary 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.
Power Systems Integration Project Manager - ACEP Fairbanks
The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is recruiting for a Project Manager position to join our dynamic research-oriented team. ACEP offers a flexible and exciting work environment and focuses on innovative, practical, and cost-effective energy solutions for Alaska and Arctic communities. In this position, you will have the opportunity to help coordinate data, deliverables, outreach products, and stakeholder relationships for the Power Systems Integration program. If you enjoy working collaboratively and have communication, organizational, and time management skills, we encourage you to apply!
Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology Fairbanks
The Institute of Arctic Biology and the Department of Biology and Wildlife at the University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in animal physiology. Candidates could specialize in (1) cellular and molecular or (2) organismal physiology. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or a related field. We encourage candidates to apply who have postdoctoral research, teaching and/or mentoring experience, a record of publishing and extramural funding, and a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
FY23 Temporary Faculty - ACEP Fairbanks
If you have a PhD and would like to collaborate with faculty and researchers at the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) please consider applying to the Temporary Faculty pool. Our unit represents excellence in research and focus on a variety of disciplines. Our department is growing and are internationally renowned for their excellence in research. More information can be found on the individual units’ websites. Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis by various departments during the year. 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.
Research and Program Administrator - GDNP UARC Fairbanks
We are searching for a Research and Program Administrator at the Geophysical Institute and Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation (GDNP) University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating specific cross-cutting capabilities focused on integrating and improving outcomes of on-going and future research, establishing relationships with DoD organizations, specifically the Defense Technical Information Center, Defense Intelligence Agency, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, and Service domain awareness organizations. If offered this position, you will have the opportunity to focus on the development and maintenance of relevant waveform catalogs for research and the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools that are linked with domain awareness platforms. This position is based in Fairbanks, Alaska; however, quarterly travel to Washington D.C., national laboratories and other locations within the United States is expected. ***US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE LIST YOUR CURRENT CITIZENSHIP STATUS IN EITHER YOUR COVER LETTER OR RESUME***
Research Assistant Professor - Glaciology Fairbanks
The Geophysical Institute Snow, Ice, & Permafrost Group at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, a world-leading institution for polar and glacier research, is seeking a new faculty member to join the Glacier’s Group. At the University of Alaska there is a broad research enterprise spread across several institutes that provides many opportunities for cutting edge research along with collaboration with polar researchers as well as researchers in geodesy, seismology, and oceanography. The position includes a generous start-up package. **NEW Review date: Please submit your application no later than 06/26/2022 at 11:55 PM Alaska Time. The review of this posting will start on 06/27/2022. This posting will be closed once it is filled**

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