Submitted: 10 September 2021
Department: Business and Public Policy
Institution: University of Alaska Anchorage - ISER
Job type: Other
Apply by: 1 January 2022
Application email: [email protected]
Application URL: https://careers.alaska.edu/en-us/job/517729/fy22-iser-graduate-research-assistant-socioecological

Location: This position will be located in Anchorage, Alaska, at the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Description and responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research to understand sustainability and resilience of arctic urban and rural social-ecological systems. There are several research opportunities available, and we will match candidates’ skills and interests with the appropriate research topic. These Alaska based topics include: • retaining STEM teachers • modeling social-ecological connections • assessing climate-related environmental hazards • designing fuel treatments to reduce wildfire risk • building community resilience to wildfire • measuring sustainability for arctic cities

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