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Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Dynamics

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Contractual (Fixed Term)

 

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Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

 

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

 

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

 

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

 

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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.Department:ANTH | Department of Anthropology

 

Department's Website:https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/anthropology/Summary of Job Duties:The Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Dynamics will participate in a Navigating the New Arctic NSF-funded project, "Interactions of natural and social systems with climate change, globalization, and infrastructure development in the Arctic." Duties will include coordinating and working on ecosystem ecology of the Yamal Peninsula, Russian Arctic. The Postdoctoral Fellow will spend most of their time in Arkansas, but also conduct fieldwork in Yamal each year.

 

This is a four-year and six-month appointment, renewable based on the need for the position, availability of funding, and continued satisfactory level of performance in the role.

 

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.Qualifications:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

PhD in Ecology or related field conferred by time of employment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Field experience working in the Arctic, especially with mammals, birds, and/or plants

 

Experience working on impacts of climate change on ecosystems

 

Working knowledge of Russian language

 

Salary Information:Commensurate with education and experience

 

Required Documents to Apply:Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

 

Optional Documents:Proof of Veteran Status

 

Recruitment Contact Information:University of Arkansas Human Resources ADMN 222 (479) 575-5351 hr@uark.edu

 

All application materials... For full info follow application link.

 

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3064490

Posted On: Sep 23, 2021

Updated On: Oct 26, 2021