Research Assistant or Associate Professor - Sea Ice

Geophysical Institute - Snow, Ice & Permafrost
Fairbanks, Alaska
Salary commensurate with experience, benefits package included.
Oct 14, 2018
Nov 11, 2018
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Research Assistant/Associate Professor - Sea Ice

The Geophysical Institute (GI) at UAF is seeking a new Sea Ice research faculty member. We offer excellent year-round access to sea ice research in many locations throughout Alaska. As a faculty member of the GI, you will find excellent opportunities for collaboration and have access to world-class research facilities. The GI is also a member of the University of the Arctic.

The mission of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is to:

  • Understand basic geophysical processes governing the planet Earth, especially as they occur in or are relevant to Alaska;
  • Train graduates and undergraduates to play leading scientific roles in tomorrow's society;
  • Solve applied geophysical problems and develop related technologies of importance to the state and the nation;
  • Satisfy the intellectual and technological needs of fellow Alaskans through public service.

At the Geophysical Institute, the breadth of our research is reflected by our disciplinary-based, functional groupings of faculty and research staff. These research divisions reflect the range and diversity of the GI's active scientific research projects, which reach from the center of the earth to the center of the sun and beyond. Our research groups include:

  • Snow, Ice, & Permafrost
  • Volcanology
  • Space Physics & Aeronomy
  • Remote Sensing
  • Tectonics & Sedimentation
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Seismology & Geodesy

In addition, the GI supplies researchers all over the world with data and support for essential Earth science research through its many facilities.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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