Institute of Arctic Biology - FY23 Graduate Research Assistant Pool (JOB23-04)

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  • Job Number:521054
  • Classification:Graduate Assistant - Research (taxable)
  • Grade:Grad Student
  • Work type:Graduate Student Worker
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Institute of Arctic Biology
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Agricultural/Life Sciences/Vet Medicine, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

This posting is for those graduate students who have been selected for a research assistantship with any department within the UAF Institute of Arctic Biology. The assistantship is per semester or full academic year basis.


100Technical and other assistance with research projects.Essential

** This is a pool positionsuccessful acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer nor review of applicant materials **

This posting is for those graduate students who have been selected for a research assistantship with any department within the UAF Institute of Arctic Biology.  The assistantship can be per semester or full academic year basis.

Please attach your resume. The resume should indicate at minimum the date your Undergraduate or Graduate degree was awarded and in what educational area, which graduate degree you are pursuing.

The assistantship does include a tuition waiver, health care coverage, and a stipend. Stipend amount is commensurate with degree in hand at the time of application. For more information you can contact the IAB Human Resources office via email with your questions.


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.


Experience in the RA topic area required.


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

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:


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.

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