Graduate Research Assistant - Alaska Center for Energy and Power

Graduate Research Assistant - Alaska Center for Energy and Power

  • 528387
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Graduate Student Worker
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Grad Student
  • UAF AK Center for Energy & Power

This posting is for the graduate students who have been selected for a research assistantship with any department within the Alaska Center for Energy and Power. The assistantship is per semester or full academic year basis.

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.

Required knowledge/skills/abilities are dependent upon the position being recruited for. To thrive in this role, interest in energy research and research support is beneficial. As a part of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, you will need to collaborate, work, and communicate with diverse teams. Good organizational skills and a desire to learn and grow professionally will help you be successful in your role.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, members from marginalized communities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

Awarded Bachelor's degree and pursuing a graduate degree at UAF.

Currently admitted to a graduate degree program at the University of Alaska.

Maintain a 2.00 cumulative GPA for all graduate credit courses

Must enroll in at least 6 credit hours during each fall and spring semester during the appointment.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAF (Fairbanks, AK) or UAA (Anchorage, AK) campuses. This is a part-time position during the academic year and can be full-time during the summer. The assistantship includes a tuition waiver, health care coverage, and a stipend. Stipend amount is commensurate with degree in hand at the time of application. 

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. Please note that this position will be closed on June 30, 2025 at 11:55 PM Alaskan Standard Time.

ACEP uses E-Verify as part of its hiring process. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information entered by an employer from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to records available to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration to confirm employment eligibility.

**Successful acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer nor review of applicant materials **

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


This position is represented by the Alaska Graduate Workers Association (AGWA/UAW). https://www.alaska.edu/hr/labor/labor-relations/index.php.


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.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Cassandra Ellis, Alaska Center for Energy and Power, HR Coordinator, at caellis5@alaska.edu or 907-474-5986.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.