Temporary Research Technician - Museum

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Classification:Temporary Technical
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 71
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UA Museum of the North
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The UA Museum of the North's research departments frequently have needs for temporary researchers. Pay is commensurate with experience and the complexity of the research performed.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: College degree or coursework or experience relevant to the department hiring. Departments include: Herbarium, Mammalogy, Entomology, Archaeology, Earth Sciences, Ornithology, Ethnology and History, Visitor Services, and Production.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE: Varies by department. Many of our temporary researchers will need to be able to travel for summer field work.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING: College degree or coursework or experience relevant to the department hiring.  Varies by department.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.  This position is open until filled with the application reviews happening as needed. 

This is a pool position and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment; applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis and successful applicants will be contacted as positions become available. 

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: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


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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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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