UA Museum of the North - Graduate Research Assistant

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  • Job Number:519670
  • Classification:Graduate Assistant - Research (non-taxable)
  • Grade:Grad Student
  • Work type:Graduate Student Worker, Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska, Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UA Museum of the North
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The UA Museum of the North is recruiting for graduate students interested in a research assistantship for the academic year 2022-2023. Assignments can be on per semester basis or for the full academic year. This research assistantship does include a tuition waiver, health care coverage, and a stipend.

Duties:

100Technical and other assistance with research projects.Essential

This posting is for those graduate students interested in a research assistantship with the UA Museum of the North. Can be on a per semester or full academic year basis.

Please attach a resume. The resume should indicate at minimum the date your Bachelor's degree was awarded and in what educational area, which graduate degree you are pursuing and what year of your program you will be in, any graduate research assistant experience, and any undergraduate skills training you've received.

The assistantship does include a tuition waiver, health care coverage, and a stipend.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Have experience or interest and capacity to learn curricular or research design and support.
  • Have an understanding of how learning/research/creative processes works.
  • Be able to collaborate and work in a diverse environment.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good communication skills.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Experience in the RA topic area required.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Awarded Bachelor's degree and pursuing a graduate degree at UAF.

UAF COVID Requirements:

Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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.

Background Check:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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