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Grants Manager-International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
As our Fiscal Grants Manager (FGM) you'll play a central role within the IARC Business Office team and work closely with the research faculty in managing a large volume of federal, state, and local grants. The FGM reports directly to the IARC Executive Officer and works closely with the fiscal manager and procurement specialist, as well as, maintaining relationships with the collaborating institutes and the UAF units that support the pre-award proposal work and Office of Grants and Contracts Administration. As the Fiscal Grants Manager we'll primarily rely on you to monitor/administer restricted fund activity (pre and post-award), be responsible for creating, managing, and performing accounting, budgetary and fiscal functions, follow federal and state grant regulations to maintain compliance, and establish policies and procedures within the University of Alaska system (UA) and IARC. Chiefly, to thrive in this role you will need to provide analysis and budget development support for IARC’s major and non-major research program directors, provide financial information for grant reports to various local, state, and federal funding agencies, and oversee the annual financial close-out. This position is crucial in the infrastructure of the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Business Office. Come and take part in the growth of an exciting and dynamic research team!
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.
Student Assistant Liaison -International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
Dr. Go Iwahana from the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) is inviting applications from dedicated undergraduate students at UAF, Fairbanks. The selected candidate will play a pivotal role in assisting and supporting international scholar guests, predominantly from Japan and other foreign countries. These scholars often require logistical assistance before, during, and post their stay in Fairbanks or while conducting fieldwork in Alaska.
Student Assistant-International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
Are you inspired or curious about science and research work? Are you dependable and motivated? We invite you to consider applying to the International Arctic Research Center (IARC). This is a unique student research assistant position, and we have one (1) vacancy for a research-field oriented and/or laboratory-oriented student. Learning remote-sensing, will certainly build-up your professional curriculum. You will have the opportunity to directly assist faculty with field research in various locations.
Procurement Specialist- International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center (IARC) seeks an organized, flexible, and detail-oriented Procurement Professional to join our expanding team. In this position, you will be working closely with our faculty and staff and provide procurement support and guidance to ensure they follow the procurement process and guidelines. This position is very important to the infrastructure of the IARC business office team and assist us in developing efficient business processes to best support IARC’s researchers and scientists in meeting our mission. This position reports directly to the Executive Officer and will work closely with the Lead Procurement Specialist and Business Office team to become a trusted source for high quality and customer friendly service. Come and take part in IARC's growth where we encourage career growth and professional development.
Project Coordinator for RNA CoObs-IARC Fairbanks
Are you someone that enjoys research/science and you want to be part of a diverse and stimulating team? Then this is the position for you. The International Arctic Research Center (IARC) needs your support to help coordinate and track Arctic research activities across different research teams engaged at the forefront of Arctic science. A key part of this work is support of a project that seeks to improve benefits derived from long-term observations of Arctic change (Research Networking Activity for Sustained Coordinated Observations of Arctic Change). Do you thrive in a collaborative team environment? And do you have strong organizational skills? We encourage you to apply! To be successful in this position, you must be a person that enjoys facilitating and communicating across teams and projects, be task-oriented and an effective writer. This position is a valued contributor to leading initiatives like: The Arctic Observing Summit, the US Arctic Observing Network, and other research projects that are helping us understand and adapt to a rapidly changing Arctic. We invite you to join the IARC team and invest in expanding your professional portfolio. We offer growth opportunities that may be of interest to you such as: Assisting with putting a Roadmap for Arctic Observing and Data Systems into action, connecting with the international Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks initiative, creating agendas, facilitating, taking notes for regular meetings, etc. If you are a person that enjoys new software, the position uses Basecamp project management to stay organized. You will be maintaining the RNA CoObs website by writing and submitting annual and other reports for the National Science Foundation (NSF), supporting a team of Indigenous liaisons and task teams focused on achieving greater equity in Arctic observing, maintaining and growing a network from the local to the pan-Arctic scale, and advancing observing system design and implementation.
Post Doctoral Fellow Fairbanks
Are you a well trained research scientist looking to strengthen and diversify your skills? Are you interested in contributing to a complex collaboration synthesizing and communicating the consequences for people of environmental changes across the Arctic? Are you committed to rolling up your sleeves, exemplifying your belief that no job is too small, and contributing meaningfully to the synthesis, understanding, and communication of shared knowledge between Indigenous Knowledge Holders, policymakers, scientists, and industry leaders? Are you eager to find new and better ways of working across disciplines, cultures, and ways of knowing and then communicating creatively with diverse audiences? If this sounds like you, please consider applying to join the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) as our postdoctoral research fellow.
Post Doctoral Fellow - Alaska Climate Research Center (ACRC) Fairbanks
The mission of the Alaska Climate Research Center (ACRC) is to disseminate high-quality climate data and information pertaining to Alaska and the Arctic; foster better use of this information in decision-making; conduct applied research related to climate and other environmental issues; and improve the coordination of climate-related activities at state, regional and national scales. The ACRC is looking for two Post-Doctoral Fellows to conduct research in atmospheric sciences to systematically acquire and disseminate climate-related information. Excellent collaborative skills are required as the work will be linked to multidisciplinary groups with joint activities with national and international collaborators.
Student Assistants Pool- International Arctic Research Center Fairbanks
If you are a UA student looking for a valuable learning and employment opportunity, and you are hard-working and motivated, please consider applying to the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) Student Assistant Job Pool. The opportunity to work for IARC will provide you with the opportunity to strengthen your professional curriculum in any professional field. 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.
Community Climate Adaptation Coordinator-IARC Fairbanks
Make a difference in the lives of Alaskans. Become part of a unique partnership dedicated to making climate science actionable in support of community sustainability. The Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) is a partnership between the University of Alaska and the US Geological Survey, and is Congressionally mandated to meet state and federal needs around climate impacts, adaptation, and resilience. The AK CASC provides scientific information, tools, and techniques that managers and others interested in land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources can use to adapt to climate change. Visit to learn more. The Sustainable Southeast Partnership (SSP) develops the capacity of Southeast Alaska communities to pursue triple-bottom-line approaches to sustainable development. SSP Regional Catalysts work closely with Community Catalysts and local residents to implement projects that improve food, energy, natural resources, and economic sustainability. SSP Community Catalysts operate in the communities of Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Kake, Kasaan, Klawock, Sitka, Skagway, and Yakutat but the partnership is broadly active across Southeast. Visit to learn more. The Regional Climate Adaptation Catalyst will serve as a liaison between the AK CASC and communities in Southeast Alaska. Primary responsibilities will be to coordinate community climate adaptation needs assessments, projects, and initiatives; facilitate information exchange among communities, the university, and agency partners; and develop and implement climate adaptation projects. This position can be based in any Southeast Alaska community. The AK CASC invests in inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility efforts. We are an equal-opportunity employer and we encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.
Temporary Technician Pool - Institute of Arctic Biology FY24 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.
Director, Institute of Arctic Biology Fairbanks
The Institute of Arctic Biology is seeking an innovative director to provide leadership and guidance of research groups within IAB, advocacy and program development for the institute, and administrative management and oversight of IAB budget and personnel. Whether you already live in this great State or are looking to upgrade, please consider joining our team. If the latter is you, get your parka out of the hall closet and your winter boots dusted off! We offer a generous relocation allowance for the successful candidate.
GIS & Remote Sensing Analyst Fairbanks, Toolik Lake
As Toolik Field Station’s full-time GIS and remote sensing analyst, you will provide geospatial support to Toolik’s visiting scientists, management, and government partners. You will work in one of the most remote and beautiful areas of Alaska during the summer field season. You will work with scientists and staff with diverse backgrounds from the US and the world, from all walks of life and career stages. You will join us on the front lines of critical Arctic research. It will be intellectually and physically demanding but even more rewarding.
Aquatic Ecologist - Research Professional Anchorage
The Alaska Conservation Sciences (ACCS), which is a center for research, education and scholarship at UAA is committed to providing the public, industry and agency partners with information to facilitate effective biological conservation and management of the state's natural resources. Our faculty and staff conduction basic and applied research, serve a wide range of data to the public, offer professional services and provides a range of educational opportunities and outreach.
Plant Ecologist - Research Professional Anchorage
Are you a plant ecologist with a passion for working across Alaska’s diverse habitats and regions? The Alaska Center for Conservation Science at University of Alaska Anchorage is hiring a Research Professional 3 Ecologist. The person in this position will develop new research projects; work with a team on existing plant ecology-focused projects, from logistical support of field campaigns, data collection, analysis, interpretation, and publication/presentation; develop geospatial products; manage projects; manage budgets; work with a team to developing new proposals and securing funding; collaborate with federal and state agency partners; and supervise technicians and student hires.
Graduate Research Assistant - Alaska Center for Energy and Power Fairbanks
The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) provides UA Graduates with valuable learning and employment opportunities in a variety of fields including engineering and technology. ACEP works with Alaskan communities and industries as leaders establishing the energy systems of the future. If you are a UA Graduate student with a passion for research, please consider applying to the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) Graduate Assistant Research pool. Multiple departments within ACEP may be hiring from this pool during the year and duties assigned will vary depending on the specific department’s needs.
Student Assistant Pool - Institute of Arctic Biology Fairbanks
The Institute of Arctic Biology is accepting applications to our Student Assistant Pool. 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 nor selected by a department.
Assistant Professor of Marine Policy Fairbanks, Juneau
The Fisheries Department of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time (9-months of annual state support) Assistant Professor of Marine Policy. The position will be located in Juneau or Fairbanks, Alaska. Applications are encouraged from creative individuals with a solid academic background who will complement the expertise of existing faculty, contribute to the Master of Marine Policy (MMP) and other CFOS academic programs, develop an active research program, and engage in professional, public, and university service. UAF is a federally recognized Alaska Native-serving institution that supports bridging Indigenous and Western sciences.
Ground Station Engineer - ASF Fairbanks
The Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) of the Geophysical Institute (GI) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is searching for one talented and dedicated staff member to act as Ground Station Engineers. ASF downlinks, processes, archives, and distributes remote-sensing data to scientific users around the world. ASF's mission is to make remote-sensing data accessible. This has many aspects, including promoting, facilitating, and participating in the advancement of remote sensing in order to support national and international Earth science research, field operations, and commercial remote-sensing applications that benefit society. ASF is committed to providing the highest quality of data and services in a timely manner. *** US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION *** *Remote work is not available for this position.*
Arctic Field Technician - AK Climate Center Fairbanks
The purpose of the position will be to conduct operational work within the DOE-Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program, the Alaska Mesonet network, and to participate in other ongoing projects in the fields of atmospheric sciences. The job will suit a technician with an interest in atmospheric field data acquisition and a strong technical and IT background, and the ability to work outdoors in remote arctic conditions. This position will support field measurements using state of the art atmospheric instrumentation, support instrument deployment and related computer hardware and software, and help with the data transfer processes. The work includes ongoing tool development to control data quality and operational maintenance reporting. Familiarity with Unix and Windows operating systems are required; the work includes development and maintenance of operational tools such as databases and code for processing large amounts of measurement data. Successful candidates are expected to have a general mechanical aptitude and skills to troubleshoot computing and network problems associated with field instrumentation. *YOU MUST BE A US CITIZEN AND PROVIDE THIS CONFIRMATION IN YOUR RESUME OR COVER LETTER.

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