Temporary Technician Pool - Institute of Arctic Biology FY24

Temporary Technician Pool - Institute of Arctic Biology FY24

  • 525091
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Remote
  • Remote within Alaska
  • Temporary
  • Temporary Staff Grade 72
  • UAF Institute of Arctic Biology

**This is a pool position; successful acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer nor review of applicant materials.** 

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 / Skills / Abilities:
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).

Typical Education and Training:
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.

Required Experience:

Varies depending on the position. Training in scientific laboratory and/or field site techniques in biology, genetics, wildlife, biomedical, ecology, physiology, bioinformatics, or related areas. May be required to travel to remote locations.

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. Ability to travel, heavy lifting, etc. dependent upon the requirements of specific position.

*Compensation is commensurate with experience and type of work assigned* - Temp 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

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
 
At-Will:
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. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
 
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 University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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