UAF’s Department of Alaska Native Studies & Rural Development is seeking an Alaska Native graduate student (current or prospective) to join their team. Students could pursue Master’s or Ph.D. studies in Rural Development, Indigenous Studies, or Fisheries at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Student must be based in Alaska, but location is flexible. Students must be willing to travel to rural communities across Alaska. We offer two full years of funding (tuition, stipend, and benefits). Expected start date is fall 2017. Interested applicants should contact Courtney Carothers or Jessica Black. Applications, including CV, statement of interest, copy of transcript(s), and names and contact information of three references should be emailed to by August 11.

Please contact Courtney Carothers at or 907-375-1412; Jessica Black at or (907) 474-7434 for more information.