Temporary Employee - International Arctic Research Center

Temporary Employee - International Arctic Research Center

  • 525538
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2024
  • Temporary Staff Grade 75
  • UAF Intl Arctic Research Center

IARC was established in 1999 as a cooperative research institute supported by both U.S. and Japanese governments. It 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's mission is to foster Arctic research in an international setting to help the nation and the international community to understand, prepare for, and adapt to the Pan-Arctic impacts of climate change.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities are dependent upon the position being recruited for.

All positions require at least a High School diploma or equivalent.

All positions require that candidates possess the following skills:

Ability to exhibit a high degree of professionalism.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to comfortably speak to a variety of audiences.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to prioritize and use good judgment.

Ability to multi-task.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

High degree of independence and problem-solving ability required.

Required Education and Experience:

Education, training, licensing and/or certification is dependent upon the position. All positions require at least a High School diploma or equivalent. Additionally, the candidate must possess the appropriate training and/or education required for the position.

The level of experience is varied and is based on the position.

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

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with your application.  Please note that this temporary pool will be closed on June 30, 2024.

*Applicants must be legally eligible for unrestricted employment to work in the U.S. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Statement:

At IARC, we value a culture of inclusion that leverages the research, educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engages all individuals to help each thrive. Our strength and success as a research institute and university are built on the foundation of a wide range of perspectives and experiences. IARC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, follow this link to IARC's DEI statement https://uaf-iarc.org/about-iarc/ . We celebrate a variety of backgrounds and experiences and invest in inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility efforts. If you are interested in helping IARC build a deeper understanding of the Arctic and respond to society's needs through actionable science, we encourage you to apply.

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.

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 Delia Lopez-Ketzler at IARC's HR office via email dketzler@alaska.edu or via phone at 907-474-1960.

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