Graduate Research Assistant - Geophysical Institute (GI)

Graduate Research Assistant - Geophysical Institute (GI)

  • 524799
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Graduate Student Worker
  • On Campus
  • Grad Student
  • UAF Geophysical Institute

The Geophysical Institute is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The university offers an attractive work environment and strong benefits including retirement and health insurance, generous leave policies, and tuition waivers for UAF courses. The Geophysical Institute is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. Career growth and professional development are expected and encouraged.

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Have experience, or interest and capacity to learn curricular or research design and support.

Have an understanding of how learning/research/creative processes works.

Ability to collaborate and work in a diverse environment.

Good organizational skills.

Good communication skills. Required Experience & Education: 

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

Experience in the RA topic area required.

Salary Information:

This is a graduate student position. New hires will be placed on the GI graduate student payscale based on education achieved.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position will be physically located at the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. The successful finalist will be expected to report to duty at the UAF office on the first day of employment.

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application.  Applicants will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.  By submitting your application to this job posting you should understand that there is no guarantee your application will be reviewed or selected. This posting will be closed at the end of the fiscal year on 6/30/2024.

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 AA/EO employer and educational institution 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 need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7357 or at uaf-gi-hr@alaska.edu. 


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