Classification:Graduate Assistant - Research (non-taxable)
Work type:Graduate Student Worker
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Geophysical Institute
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.
The Geophysical Institute is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Geophysical Institute is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. Career growth and professional development are expected and encouraged
Have experience, or interest and capacity to learn curricular or research design and support.
Have an understanding of how learning/research/creative processes works.
Ability to collaborate and work in a diverse environment.
Good organizational skills.
Good communication skills.
Required Education and Experience:
Awarded Bachelor's degree and pursuing a graduate degree at UAF.
Experience in the RA topic area is required.
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.
To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application. Please note that this job posting is a pool posting and will be closed at the end of the fiscal year on 6/30/2023.
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7357.
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
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.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
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University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.
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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.
Proof of vaccination does not need to be provided to apply. If offered the position, the successful applicant will be contacted for proof of vaccination.
*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.
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.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.