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IARC FY20 Visiting Research Scholar Fairbanks
The International Arctic Research Center is currently accepting applications for Visiting Research Scholars. IARC serves as a focal point of excellence for international collaboration and provides the arctic research community with an unprecedented opportunity to share knowledge about science in the Arctic, with an emphasis on global climate change research.
IARC FY20 Temporary Technical Fairbanks
Are you passionate about Arctic science and learning more about global climate change? If so, please consider applying to IARC's temporary employment pool and join the team at the International Arctic Research Center. For specific job positions that IARC may be recruiting for during the year, please refer to this posting. More than 20 international groups and more than 60 scientists are working with IARC to facilitate international collaboration in Arctic environmental change studies. Come join this dynamic international effort!
IARC FY20 Post Doctoral Fellow Pool Fairbanks
If you have a PhD and would like to collaborate with faculty and researchers at the International Arctic Research Center, please consider this exciting opportunity and apply to the IARC Post Doctoral Pool. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance and final approval of funds. IARC serves as a focal point of excellence for international collaboration and provides the arctic research community with an unprecedented opportunity to share knowledge about science in the Arctic, with an emphasis on global climate change research.
IARC FY20 Temporary Faculty - Non-credit Fairbanks
If you have a PhD and would like to collaborate with faculty and researchers at the International Arctic Research Center, please consider applying to the IARC Temporary Faculty pool. IARC serves as a focal point of excellence for international collaboration and provides the arctic research community with an unprecedented opportunity to share knowledge about science in the Arctic, with an emphasis on global climate change research.
IARC FY20 Student Assistant C Fairbanks
If you are a UA student looking for a valuable learning and employment opportunity, please consider applying to the International Arctic Research Center's 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.
Scenarios Network for Alaska and Arctic Planning - Software Programmer & Systems Administrator Fairbanks
The UAF International Arctic Research Center and the Scenarios Network for Alaska & Arctic Planning seek a Software Programmer & Systems Administrator to support a range of research initiatives aimed at helping the nation and the world understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change in Alaska, the Arctic, and beyond. In this diverse position, you will help develop and maintain web-based tools, visualizations, ecosystem models, and computational infrastructure to support climate change, infrastructure, and resource management issues across Alaska and the Arctic. You will assist researchers in cutting-edge work and build solutions that will be directly utilized by land managers, policymakers, and communities. Join a team of programmers, data scientists, science communicators, and researchers to better organize and apply UAF’s research knowledge and data products to real-world problems. To be considered for this position you must submit a URL to code examples (e.g. github repos) and one digital example of a work product such as a web tool or visualization in your cover letter.
Institute of Social and Economic Research Assistant in Public Policy Anchorage
The Institute of Social and Economic Research is seeking a graduate research student to work with an interdisciplinary team of researchers to understand how Alaskans living in the urban parts of the state and residents of Whitehorse, Canada, respond to multiple hazards related to a changing climate. The major goal of this project is to assist communities in assessing and managing multiple urban environmental hazards related to climate change. The research student will be responsible for developing advanced surveys for eliciting preferences and trade-offs from households in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Whitehorse, YT, Canada, manage data collection, analyze survey data, and conduct data management and archiving. The student will also be part of an interdisciplinary research team through an NSF funded project entitled: NNA Track 1: Collaborative Research: Arctic Urban Risks and Adaptations (AURA): a co-production framework for addressing multiple changing environmental hazards.
GI FY20 Visiting Research Scholar Fairbanks
The Geophysical Institute seeks a Visiting Research Scholar. The incumbent will visit as a research exchange scholar to collaborate with specific faculty in conducting research on one or more funded projects under the guidance of/or in conjunction with the host scientist.
VCR/ARC/EPSCoR FY20 Temporary Employee Fairbanks
Join the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Animal Resources Center, EPSCoR and LARS in achieving our mission of finding solutions to Arctic challenges.
IAB Temporary Technician Pool (JOB 20-08) 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. **This is a pool position. Acceptance of application materials does not guarantee a review of your application.**
IAB Post Doctoral Fellow Pool (JOB19-02) Fairbanks
The Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB) is seeking candidates for post doctoral fellow 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. This will include working on one or more funded projects in these research areas under the guidance of senior faculty members. **This is a pool position; successful acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer nor review of applicant materials.**
Research Computing Systems Manager Fairbanks
The Research Computing Systems (RCS) at the Geophysical Institute is seeking a dynamic person to join our team to set the course and manage research computing at UAF. RCS provides advanced computing, storage, network, and research Information Technology (IT) support to the University of Alaska research communities, collaborators, and supporters. The RCS Manager, will consult with researchers and administration, be responsible for system and service delivery, act as the primary budget administrator for the department, manage staff, set priorities, and facilitate a positive and productive work environment. This position includes the opportunity to continue the ongoing development of RCS’s mission and will work with administration to understand, develop, and implement IT capabilities needed by the research community. The successful candidate will need strong skills and experience in customer satisfaction in order to work and partner successfully with researchers to develop and regularly update RCS services to meet workstation, network, computational, and data need storage needs. This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.
GDNP UARC Executive Director Fairbanks
The newly formed Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation (GDNP) University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) at the UAF Geophysical Institute is seeking a new Executive Director. This person will manage and lead a dynamic, nimble organization at the intersection of geophysical nuclear nonproliferation research, development, and operations.
Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) Associate Director Anchorage
The Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) is seeking an Associate Director to provide expertise guidance on the various projects funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Office of University Programs (UP).
IAB Student Assistant C Pool (JOB 20-09) Fairbanks
The Institute of Arctic Biology is accepting applications to our Student Assistant C 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.
Temporary Research Technician (IAB JOB 20-21) Fairbanks
Researchers within the Institute of Arctic Biology seek a seasonal research technician to assist with ecological data collection related to the Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research Program (LTER). In particular, we seek a technician who is able to safely pilot a boat on the Tanana River.
Postdoctoral Fellow-NSF Lake Drainage Project Fairbanks
University of Alaska Fairbanks Institute of Northern Engineering Water and Environmental Research Center is seeking a motivated and energetic post-doctoral scholar to work on projects at the intersection of, and spanning the fields of, Arctic System Sciences, Geography, Remote Sensing, and Hydrology. Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation and past research experience.
Seismo-acoustic Research and Operations Scientist Fairbanks
The Wilson Alaska Technical Center (WATC) (https://watc.alaska.edu/) is looking for a dynamic person to join our team to perform seismic and acoustic research and operations. WATC has a unique mix of geophysical station operations and research, and is the nexus of the recently formed and growing Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation (GDNP) University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). The GDNP UARC was established for research, development, testing, evaluation, and use of scientific and technological capabilities to better sense, locate, characterize, and assess the threat potential of nuclear activities worldwide. WATC was created to recognize the accomplishments and growing stature of nuclear treaty monitoring support programs at the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. WATC is an externally funded organization and critical component of the GDNP UARC. This position will perform research to help optimize station performance, including an emphasis on data quality monitoring of both seismic and infrasound stations. This position will assist with station operations and will occasionally travel to field sites. The successful applicant will primarily execute research and development to help optimize station performance and data quality, as well as assist with basic research on seismic and acoustic data.
Research Professional 2 Anchorage, Chugiak, Eagle River, Girdwood, Palmer, Talkeetna, Wasilla
This is a Research Professional (RP) position at the Institute of Social and Economic Research, specifically for work with the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research (CAEPR) and the Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS). This position is full-time for work on grant-funded projects. The RP works in collaboration with faculty principal investigators and senior research staff to accomplish project goals and may provide direction to research assistants. Likely to work on multiple projects simultaneously and may have multiple reporting relationships.
Institute of Social and Economic Research Graduate Research Assistant in Public Policy Anchorage
The Institute of Social and Economic Research is seeking a graduate research assistant to work with an interdisciplinary team of researchers on impacts of climate change and resource management policies on commercial fisheries in Kachemak Bay and lower Cook Inlet. Research involves conducting in-person interviews with commercial fishers in communities along Kachemak Bay, performing qualitative and quantitative analysis of data from interviews and other sources, and participation in writing research results for publication.

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