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Post Doctoral Fellow (Pool, JOB15-15)
University of Alaska in Fairbanks, Alaska
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Date Posted September 21, 2015
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline 06/30/2015
Title: Post Doctoral Fellow (Pool, JOB15-15)  
Classification: Post Doctoral Fellow  
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Assignment Type Full-time  
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Job Duration (if temp or term) 06-30-2015  
Posting Number: 0069898  
Position number (PCN): 450211  
Job Open Date 12-05-2014  
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Job Close Date
Jobs close at 5:00 PM Alaska time on the date listed.
Months per Year 9-12  
Job Location Fairbanks_09  

*W = Statewide
*A = UAA
*F = UAF
*S = UAS
Assignment Information Non Tenure-Track  
Major Org Unit University of Alaska Fairbanks  
Region Fairbanks/Interior Region  
Job Type Research
Faculty Employment  
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Salary Grade
Salary Schedule
Salary commensurate with experience  
Salary Varies depending on research and experience  
Bookmark to Job Posting www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=86176  
HR Phone Number University of Alaska Fairbanks - (907) 474-7700  
HR E-mail Address University of Alaska Fairbanks - uaf-jobs@alaska.edu  
Job Posting Information
Job Posting Summary The Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB) is seeking candidates for postdoctoral fellow 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. This will include working on one or more funded projects in these research areas under the guidance of senior faculty members. 

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. 

The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance and final approval of funds. 

**This is a pool position; successful acceptance into the pool does not guarantee an offer nor review of applicant materials.**  
Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Sufficient relevant experience to contribute significantly to a specific project. 

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

Strong interpersonal and communication skills  
Typical education or training required for this position (including licenses). PhD degree (already received, or having completed all requirements and waiting graduation) in a relevant discipline.  
Length of time and type of experience required for this position. None  
Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities for this position.  
Special Instructions to Applicants Please attach a cover letter, resume or CV, and information for at least three (3) professional references including current and former supervisors. 

Candidates may be asked to submit recent publications at the interview stage. 

If this appointment extends beyond three years, in subsequent years, for purposes of collective bargaining, this position will be represented by a union. At that time, the successful candidate will be obligated to pay to the union an agency fee as a condition of employment. 

If you have trouble applying to this job posting, please contact the UAF Human Resources Office at (907)474-77001  
Special Conditions of Employment The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.  
Describe any other special skills/knowledge required for this position (e.g. additional training, heavy lifting or traveling).  

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the local Human Resources office.


Public Disclosure: Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


Background Investigation: Finalists may be subject to a background investigation. Any offer of employment is contingent upon a review of the results of the background investigation by the Human Resources office.


Immigration Reform and Control Act: Person(s) hired by the University of Alaska must comply with the provisions of the Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All employees must provide proof of eligibility to work. For foreign nationals requesting employer sponsored visas, a job must qualify as a "specialty occupation" to be eligible for sponsorship of a U.S. H 1B visa petition. You must present your Social Security Card as verification of your Social Security Number. If you do not have a social security number, you must present a receipt from the Social Security Administrations stating you have applied for a social security number within 10 days of your employment with the University of Alaska.


Social Security: On January 1, 1982, the University opted out of the Social Security system; however, participation in Social Security is still required for adjunct faculty hired after January 1, 1996, temporary staff, extended temporary staff, and certain student employees. Also, benefit-eligible employees hired after April 1, 1986, are required to pay into Medicare even though they do not participate in Social Security.


Benefits: Refer to the Benefits web page at http://www.alaska.edu/benefits for more information on benefits available to University of Alaska employees.


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E-Verify Participation Poster (English): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf Right to Work Poster (English): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/WebBPPOSTERRtoWEnglishversion.pdfRight to Work Poster (Spanish): https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/WebBPPOSTERRtoWSpanishversion.pdf

Job Duties
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Duties will vary according to project. Work may be done in a laboratory or in the field. Work may be part- or full-time.

Works under administrative supervision. Solves complex research questions/problems using analytical skills. Creates reports for use in publications. Combines own work with work of other research professionals and faculty to produce complete projects. May design processes or tools for gathering information. May coordinate the work of other research professionals or research technicians. May develop, with guidance, models for use by other research professionals or faculty members. May use fiscal/statistical knowledge to develop reports.
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