Temporary Research Professional- Office of Research

Temporary Research Professional- Office of Research

  • 528629
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Remote
  • Temporary

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  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Temporary Staff Grade 78
  • UAA Office of Research

This is a pool from which the College Engineering, College of Business and Public Policy, and ISER will draw when research professionals are needed to work on sponsored projects. This temporary position may be part- or full-time. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool, from which research professionals will be hired. Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of a contract.

This is a pool from which the College Engineering, College of Business and Public Policy, and ISER will draw when research professionals are needed to work on sponsored projects. This temporary position may be part- or full-time. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool, from which research professionals will be hired. Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of a contract.

Knowledge of research methods and analytical procedures. Ability to use computerized tools to organize and analyze information and communicate findings. Knowledge of standard reporting procedures. Skilled in accurate data collection methods.

Varies according to project requirements and level of position to be filled:
Research Professional 1: Six months' experience in relevant field, or acceptable combination of education and experience.
Research Professional 2: One year's experience in relevant field, or acceptable combination of education and experience.
Research Professional 3: Two years' postgraduate level experience in relevant field, or acceptable combination of education and experience.
Research Professional 4: Four years' postgraduate level experience in relevant field, or acceptable combination of education and experience.
Research Professional 5: Four years' postgraduate level experience in relevant field, or acceptable combination of education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Varies according to project requirements and level of position to be filled:
Research Professional 1: Bachelor's degree and six months' experience in a field relevant to the research (e.g. science, math, business), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Professional 2: Bachelor's degree and one year's experience in a field relevant to the research (e.g. science, math, business), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Professional 3: Master's degree and two years' postgraduate level experience in a field relevant to the research (e.g. science, math, business), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Professional 4: Master's degree and four years' experience at postgraduate level in a field relevant to the research (e.g. science, math, business), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Research Professional 5: PhD and four years' postgraduate level experience in a field relevant to the research (e.g. science, math, business), or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This is a part-time or full-time, non-exempt temporary position. New hires will be placed on the Temporary Salary Table and the Grade is determined based on education and experience.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


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 Kris Keays-Gant kmkeaysgant@alaska.edu OR Cindy Detablan clgreen@alaska.edu.

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.

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