UAF Community & Technical College Adjunct - Diesel / Heavy Equipment

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjuct Faculty Credit 1
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Other

Position Summary: UAF's Community and Technical College is looking for adjunct instructors for our Diesel / Heavy Equipment program. These adjunct faculty / part-time instructors teach and advise students and prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe. Their instruction is instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. For more information on this teaching opportunity contact Megan Huerd at 907-455-2932 or

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College is looking to fill part time adjunct instructors for the Diesel / Heavy Equipment program.  Adjunct faculty / part-time instructors develop course outlines, syllabi, teaching materials, and tests as needed, and will teach and advise students to prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe.  Their instruction is instrumental in training Alaskans for Alaska jobs.  Staff and faculty have forged close ties with businesses and local agencies, enhancing instruction, increasing job placements and working together to help make Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.

The person(s) selected for this position should have a Journeyman level, or a minimum of 5 years experience in the repair / maintenance of heavy equipment, truck, welding or similar industry experience.  This is a hands-on learning environment.  The ability to work with highly-motivated students, be adaptable to varying needs of students, and follow schedules and procedures are a must. 

Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis.  Contact Megan Huerd at 907-455-2932 or for more information on UAF CTC's Diesel / Heavy Equipment program and this exciting teaching opportunity.

UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 40 full-time faculty and 300 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 40. Approximately 3300 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.  

Please attach a cover letter indicating why you are interested in teaching at UAF CTC and the courses you feel qualified to teach, along with a current professional resume, and the name, address, email and phone number for three professional references.


Background Check:

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


This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:

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Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time


100- The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with UAF Faculty Senate guidelines and the specific course catalog description. - Adjunct faculty are expected to participate annually in scheduled mandatory initial organization or orientation meetings and are required to complete UAF mandatory trainings within the specified period of time. - Duties include instructing, advising, and assessing/grading students in the identified subject matter in alignment with UAF policies and procedures and direction from faculty program coordinators. - Duties include developing a course outline, syllabus, teaching materials, and tests or other assessment methods consistent with UAF policies and procedures.Essential

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