This two-year position will be located at UAF in Fairbanks, Alaska. Experience and/or demonstrated capacity to contribute in one or more of the following topical areas is required:

  • Indigenous evaluation, indigenous knowledge, and/or cross-cultural communication;
  • Climate change science, application, communication, and knowledge co-production;
  • Wildfire science and boundary spanning; and
  • Mixed-subsistence economies and community development.

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three references. The cover letter should include a description of the candidate’s PhD research; a discussion of research interests and experience relevant to one or more of the research areas listed in the online announcement; a discussion of the candidate’s research interests and experience relevant to one or more of the topical areas; and a brief proposed plan for investigating one or more of the research areas that includes data collection and analysis methods with which the applicant is experienced as well as possible additional methods they have an interest in learning.

Applications must be submitted via email to with “Post-Doc Application” in the subject line.

Application review begins: 8 July 2019. Position will remain open until filled.

For more information, see the complete position description.

For questions, contact Sarah Trainor (

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has been a UArctic member since 2001. UAF also hosts the UArctic Vice-President Academic and the UArctic Academic Office who are responsible for questions related to Education and Academic affairs in the network.