This position is a critical part of the ACEP leadership team that will lead large programmatic efforts and provide strategic research leadership. This position will conduct research and research administration.

Are you interested in helping the ACEP Director lead an inclusive and diverse research team? Are you looking to expand your career in energy research? Apply to the Deputy Director of Research at ACEP and become a leading voice for a thriving team.

ACEP is a trusted research-driven center that has built collaborations and working relationships across the state of Alaska with local stakeholders and communities.

To thrive in this role, you will need to be adaptable and curious about energy. Experience and enthusiasm for managing researchers and staff will be a large part of your role. The ability to think critically and present new ideas as a member of the ACEP leadership team is required for your success in this position.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, University of Alaska Fairbansk (UAF) is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, members from marginalized communities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or equivalent experience in a relevant scientific field and a minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible management experience required including at least 5 years of experience in supervising and managing individuals and teams.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental, and vision care coverage. New hires starting salary will be based on education and experience.

Application Details:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, research statement, leadership statement, and contact information for three professional references with your application.

Please include in your cover letter your experience in program development, leading and/or managing employees and teams, as well as how your experience complements research priorities at ACEP. Finalists will be expected to prepare a public presentation for the ACEP and UAF research community.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is designated as an officer of the university or senior administrator at the discretion of the president.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

To read the requirements and to apply, click here: Careers at UA - Jobs - Job Details - Deputy Director of Research - Alaska Center for Energy and Power

For more information go to UAF website: The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) | ACEP (

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact:

Cassandra Ellis, Human Resources Coordinator,

Alaska Center for Energy and Power, at or 907-474-5986.