ANCHORAGE - The state-owned Alaska Railroad Corp. is taking applications for a new president and CEO.
The railroad's last chief, Pat Gamble, left to head the University of Alaska system.
The new chief's salary will be negotiable. Gamble earned $262,500.
Gamble has been on leave from the railroad since April and begins at the university June 1.
The railroad position has oversight of about 800 full-time employees, 650 miles of track and a budget that brings in more than $170 million.
The application deadline is June 11.