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Position Opening: UAF Centennial Postdoctoral Initiative

The Centennial Postdoctoral Initiative seeks to attract outstanding, early-career scientists, scholars, or artists who will engage in research or creative expression relevant to Alaska, the circumpolar north, or other UAF research priorities. You must have received your doctoral degree between 1/1/2015 and 6/1/2020.

Successful applicants will receive 18 months of salary support. 
Recipients are expected to author papers for peer review as well as collaborate with the sponsor and potentially other partners.

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Fairbanks is central to science

At 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the Fairbanks campus is well situated for northern research. UAF research in arctic biology, engineering, geophysics, supercomputing, and Alaska Native studies is renowned worldwide.

UAF ranks in the top 150 of nearly 700 U.S. institutions that conduct research. UAF has ranked in the top 11 of more than 10,000 institutions worldwide for number of citations in climate change publications.

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Your discoveries support Alaska

University researchers work to combat challenges Alaskans face on a daily basis. We are helping Alaskans live more comfortably and safely with a secure future by bringing research dollars into the state. More than 80% of the University’s research is directly related to Alaska.  

To support research innovation, the University of Alaska hosts many professionally-staffed laboratories with highly technical capacities. Our labs and field facilities are available to all scientists. 

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