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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!
Executive Officer for Finance & Administration-International Arctic Research Center Anchorage, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Grant and Contract Finance Manager - OGCA Fairbanks
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is inviting applications for the position of Senior Grant and Contract Finance Manager. This position is responsible for the management of the OGCA and to ensure funding compliance with all State, Federal, and private funding agencies covering a broad spectrum of research grant and contract activities. OGCA is UAF’s centralized office for research administration and employees handle activities throughout the project lifecycle from inception to closeout. If you like to encourage innovation, support research, and demonstrate energy and commitment to improving processes, we encourage you to apply!
Grants and Contracts Analyst (Pre-Award) Fairbanks
The Pre-Award Analyst (PA) is a member of OGCA. The PA is an experienced leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field of research administration and a recognized subject matter expert; problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. Manages the subaward portfolios/programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently develop and/or oversee research pre-awards and maintains contract and grant official institutional records in compliance with research and other sponsor policies. Works on pe-awards/subcontracts of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves business documents for signature by authorized institutional official or signatory designee. Works on complex pre-award contracts that may involve multiple investigators, multiple institutions, and/or multiple pre-awards. Mentors less experienced staff. Communicates and collaborates with UAF team and external stakeholders, builds and maintains successful working relationships. The PA is knowledgeable in advanced contracts and grants concepts and oversees/manages a large volume of complex subawards/subcontracts. Reviews and guides units in the review of financial and administrative management requirements of research Subaward/subcontracts and/or awards to ensure compliance with institutional and sponsor policies. Works independently to assess complex pre-award transactions where analysis requires an in- depth evaluation of variable factors. Serves as a subject matter expert of federal, state, private and industry extramural funding.
Grant and Contract Analyst (Post-Award) Fairbanks
The Grant and Contract Analyst/post (GCA) is a member of OGCA. We are hiring for two positions that provide high-level technical and administrative support for proposals, plus grant and contract agreement processes and pre/post-award administration. As such, the GCA in coordination with OGCA Executive Management is responsible for review of proposals and/or agreements for compliance with sponsor and institute terms and rules, assisting with review, negotiation and acceptance of resulting grant and contract awards, and ensuring responsible stewardship of grant and contract funds. The GCA in coordination with OGCA Executive Management coordinates on-going grant and contract management activities on behalf of UAF, working with investigators, department/unit administrators, and the sponsor during the life cycle of the award to ensure that reports are submitted, grant and contract terms honored, and close-out documents processed. The GCA provides management and accounting oversight for UAF grants and contracts. The GCA must be able to apply sound accounting principles in a complex financial atmosphere, to reason and show logical conclusions, to interpret and analyze regulations, monitor and maintain compliance with contract provisions and be dedicated to the provision of high-quality customer service. The GCA must master a wide range of complex operational and administrative matters, and demonstrate a detailed understanding of the organization and functions of schools, departments, research institutes, and other campus units involved in research administration. The GCA must be familiar with and maintain UAF and campus policies and administrative standards. This position will have the primary function of post-award services for OGCA.
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.
Fiscal Manager 2-International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center (IARC) seeks a dynamic Fiscal Manager 2. 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! 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.
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).
Procurement Specialist-International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Fairbanks
IARC is home to more than 100 scientists, staff, and students conducting important work in areas integral to IARC’s mission. Our scientists work on independent research—such as the critical and relevant work being done on ocean acidification—as well as through larger climate adaptation initiatives such as the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy. We are actively seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist to join our team.
Project Manager for Food Security and Nutrition Research Projects Fairbanks
The Center for Alaska Native Health Research is seeking a full-time Project Manager to oversee the management and conduct of funded research studies focused on promoting food sovereignty, diet quality and health equity among Alaska Native families and communities. Projects include co-developing a conceptual framework for understanding the relationship between a subsistence way of life and holistic health, using an equity-driven approach to document parents’ lived experience feeding young children nutritious foods, and conducting a community readiness assessment around healthy eating. The incumbent will work closely with the project PI, collaborators, community members and tribal organizations to: - Coordinate implementation and execution of daily operational activities - Design community outreach materials and presentations - Collect data - Maintain IRB submissions - Participate in manuscript writing. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal, written, and cross-cultural communication skills and a willingness to travel to rural Alaska. The position is funded through February 2024, with a possible extension depending on funding.
Science Communicator Fairbanks
Are you a communicator who also loves science? Would you like to oversee outreach and communications in the biological and health sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks? The Institute of Arctic Biology supports cutting-edge research in high-latitude systems, encompassing wildlife, physiology, genetics and evolutionary biology, ecology, microbiology, biomedical and behavioral science and bioinformatics. Major research programs include the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Alaska IDeA Networks for Biomedical Research Excellence, Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research program, Center for Alaska Native Health Research, Center for Transformative Research in Metabolism, and Toolik Field Station. The IAB Science Communicator will write, design and edit major communications for IAB, disseminate research stories, create content for the IAB website and social media accounts, and coordinate public outreach events. This position is located on the Fairbanks campus and will be primarily onsite with opportunities for occasional remote work.
Grant Manager - Geophysical Institute Fairbanks
The Geophysical Institute (GI) is seeking a knowledgeable Fiscal Professional to join our team. In this position, you will work closely with the GI Fiscal Managers, Research Faculty, staff, and students not only within the GI, but also with collaborating institutes. Come join the GI’s Business Office in supporting GI scientists and researchers who are contributing to research in aurora forecast, earthquake science, volcanic activity, satellite data, and so much more!
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.
Research Technician - Animal Resource Center Fairbanks
We are seeking an animal care technician to join the UAF Animal Resources Center. This position will be almost exclusively at the UAF Large Animal Research Station (LARS) with work focused on animal care and welfare, farm operations and maintenance, and operation of facility tours and a gift shop open to the general public. Successful candidate will work closely with the veterinary service team and with faculty, staff, and students conducting approved procedures for research and teaching. This position will be physically located at the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. This position requires a valid Alaska driver's license or the ability to obtain one..

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