ARCTICenter Postdoctoral Scholar

Posted: 09/15/2023

ARCTICenter Postdoctoral Scholar
Impact & Responsibilities: Assists with the direction and implementation of research projects and other programmatic activities at the ARCTICenter with a focus on sustainability, community adaptation, economic development, natural resources and population dynamics in the Arctic, Siberia and Mongolia; pursues individual research in sustainability science and/or disciplinary scholarship; conducts applied and methodological research (quantitative, qualitative or mixed-methods) in a highly collaborative setting; collaborates with researchers from other institutions and participates in NSF grant activities; receives training and assists with report and proposal writing; attends ARCTICenter meetings and participates other departmental colloquia and/or related activities as appropriate; and trains and supervises graduate and undergraduate-level students.
Requirements: Doctoral or equivalent degree in geography, demography, political science, economics, sociology, Indigenous studies, anthropology or related field, ABD will be considered; at least one year of demonstrated knowledge of Siberia and Mongolia regions including fieldwork; ability to communicate in Russian and Mongolian; and experience with quantitative and qualitative methods.
Student experience will be considered.
Preferred: Ability to communicate in one or more Indigenous languages of Siberia or Mongolia and experience with community-based work.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Thursday, September 28th will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time