University of Alaska IARC Visiting Research Scholar in Fairbanks, Alaska

IARC Visiting Research Scholar

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Non-Credit

Grade:Adjunct Faculty Non Credit

Work type:Adjunct Faculty

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:Intl Arctic Research Center

Location:Fairbanks

Categories:Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:The International Arctic Research Center is currently accepting applications for Visiting Research Scholars. IARC 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.

SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE EMPLOYMENT.

This is an application pool for Visiting Research Scholars who have received an invitation from the International 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.

JOB DUTIES:

Incumbent will visit as a research exchange scholar to collaborate with specific faculty in conducting research on one or more funded projects under the guidance of the host scientist.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Specific relevant experience to contribute significantly to the host scientist's project.

Experience with the use of computers and other appropriate research tools and equipment to conduct the research.

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

PhD in a relevant discipline.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Varies; commensurate with graduate level or senior scientist status.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and type of work assigned.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend trainings to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.

Notice - UAF Campus will be tobacco free effective December 31, 2015.

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.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Advertised:19 Jun 2017Alaskan Daylight Time

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