The Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking a research technician to join the sea ice research group. The successful applicant will be an active member of this team and will primarily assist with the development and deployment of a network of coastal sea ice radar systems in northern Alaska.

Responsibilities will include assembly of radar system components, testing and implementation of data acquisition software, and travel to coastal Alaska communities for installation of maintenance of equipment.

Applicants are required to have two years of college coursework in a Geoscience, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and two years experience in a field relevant to the research or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience with consumer marine electronics, scientific programming, and familiarity with operating in remote Alaska locations are desirable.

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