Temporary Technician Pool - Institute of Arctic Biology

Temporary Technician Pool - Institute of Arctic Biology

  • 528340
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Remote within Alaska
  • Temporary

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  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Temporary Staff Grade 72
  • UAF Institute of Arctic Biology

The Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB) is seeking candidates for temporary positions to support the areas of biology, genetics, wildlife, biomedical, ecology, physiology, bioinformatics, and related areas of study to support the research and academic missions of the Institute.

Major research programs at IAB include the Center for Alaska Native Health Research, Alaska Basic Neuroscience Program, Center for Molecular and Genetic Studies of Hibernation, Alaska Geobotany Center, Resilience and Adaptation Program and the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research program. The Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, administered by IAB, began in 1950 and is part of a nationwide cooperative program to promote research and graduate student training in the ecology and management of fish, wildlife and their habitats. And the Institute's Toolik Field Station is a world-renowned Arctic climate change research station located in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range.

Knowledge of what is needed to complete the required tasks is dependent upon what position and department the candidate is hired to support. Experience and knowledge of science practices, procedures, and activities related to areas of biology, genetics, wildlife, biomedical, ecology, physiology, bioinformatics, or related areas (this is dependent upon specific position).

Training in scientific laboratory and/or field site techniques in biology, genetics, wildlife, biomedical, ecology, physiology, bioinformatics, or related areas.
Additional training, such as equipment/instrument training, lab safety training, HazMat handling, shipping, computer software, or other training is dependent upon the requirements of a specific position. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Varies depending on the position. At a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent is required. Training in scientific laboratory and/or field site techniques in biology, genetics, wildlife, biomedical, ecology, physiology, bioinformatics, or related areas.
Additional training, such as equipment/instrument training, lab safety training, HazMat handling, shipping, computer software, or other training is dependent upon the requirements of a specific position.

May be required to travel to remote locations. Ability to travel, heavy lifting, etc. dependent upon the requirements of specific position.

For some positions, a valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria will be required.

Position Details:

This is a temporary pooled position, which means that the recruitment remains open over the entire academic year and applicants are reviewed on an as-needed basis.

*Compensation is commensurate with experience and type of work assigned* - Temporary Grade 00_72 to 00_84

Required Documentation
Interested candidates should submit an online application along with the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three (3) professional references with titles, email address, and phone numbers

*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 the hiring process, please contact Ruth Dinardi, Arctic Biology HR Manager, at rsdinardirosado@alaska.edu or 907 474 6466.

 

 

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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