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.
An act of Congress established the Geophysical Institute in 1946. Since that time, the institute has earned an international reputation for studying Earth and its physical environments at high latitudes. Scientists at the Geophysical Institute study geophysical processes in action from the center of the Earth to the surface of the sun and beyond. The institute turns data and observations into information useful for state and national needs. The institute now consists of seven major research units and many research support facilities. The research units include space physics and aeronomy; atmospheric sciences; snow, ice, and permafrost; seismology; volcanology; remote sensing; and tectonics and sedimentation.
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. The incumbent may act as a PI or CO-PI on funded grants.
Specific relevant experience to contribute significantly to the host scientist's project.
Experience with the use of computers and other appropriate research tools and equipment to conduct the research.
TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
PhD in a relevant discipline.
Varies; commensurate with graduate level or senior scientist status.
Compensation is commensurate with experience and type of work assigned.
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI Human Resources at 907-474-6498.
Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UAF Human Resources office at 907-450-8200.
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