IARC FY20 Post Doctoral Fellow Pool

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Classification:Post Doctoral Fellow
Grade:Non-Union Faculty Grade 40
Work type:Post Doc
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Intl Arctic Research Center
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: 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 this exciting opportunity and apply to the IARC Post Doctoral Pool. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance and final approval of funds. 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.


The International Arctic Research Center is currently accepting applications for Post Doctoral Fellows. Applicants from this pool will be reviewed as needed during the year. 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 feedbacks in atmosphere-ice-ocean research. This will include working on one or more funded projects in these research areas under the guidance of senior faculty members. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance and final approval of funds.  

Knowledge, Skills, and 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. 

Required Education:

Ph.D. (either already received or have completed all requirements and waiting for graduation) in a relevant discipline. 

Required Experience:

2 years of experience in a closely related field of study. 

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 Information:

Salary is commensurate with experience and position.

Application  Process:

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application. 

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

If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-6498. 

Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UA Human Resources office at 907-450-8200.

Background Check:

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

Term Positions:

This position is a term-funded position through June 30, 2020, and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

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/

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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