UAF Community & Technical College - Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Paramedicine

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Classification:Assistant Professor (A9)
Grade:UAFT Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

UAF's Community and Technical College is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Paramedicine to join the growing Emergency Services Department and Paramedic Academy. The successful candidate will teach classes, provide academic counseling, assist in maintaining the skills lab, assist in curriculum development. This position requires a current Paramedic NREMT Certification or State License, five years experience as a Paramedic, one year teaching experience and a Baccalaureate degree. A Masters degree OR be working to obtain a Masters degree within two years of appointment is preferred. To ensure consideration of your application please be sure to apply by February 26, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. This is a Tenure Track position.


100Support UAF bipartite mission of performing teaching and public service. Develop and implement course and program level assessment. Maintain regular office hours according to contractual guidelines. Write and Update course syllabi, assist with curriculum review, revision and development. Engage in professional development and technology upgrading activities. Contribute to the improvement of the program, college and university through committee participation. Attend department and campus wide meetings. Teach Paramedic courses. Create student homework and testing assignments. Select the appropriate skills lab personnel. Ensure the availability of necessary training equipment. Provide academic counseling for Paramedic students. Monitor and evaluate student progress through the Paramedic Academy. Assist students in reaching their goal of completion of the Paramedic Academy.Essential

Preferred start date for this position is May 1, 2018, and no later than August 12, 2018.

UAF's Community and Technical College is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our Emergency Services programs as a Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Paramedicine. This position supports the University of Alaska bipartite mission of performing teaching and public service, which may include offerings in rural communities, and participating in University and community service activities.

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.  

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students and ability to work as a team player.

The following are required for this position:

-Baccalaureate degree or higher.
-Current paramedic NREMT Certification or State License.

-Minimum of three years of pre-hospital care experience at the paramedic level.
-Minimum of one year of responsibility for coordinating education for advance life support pre-hospital care providers within the proceeding five years.

-Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both written and oral
-Comprehensive understanding of ethical responsibilities.
-Strong competency in critical thinking skills.
-Demonstrated ability to work with people of all ages, cultures, races, ethnicity, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Although not required, the following knowledge, skills and abilities also preferred:

-A Masters degree OR be working to obtain a Masters degree within two years of appointment.

-One year teaching experience in the paramedic field.
-At least 50 hours teaching in eight or more of the subject areas contained in the United States Department of Transportation National Curriculum to an audience that included paramedics.
-Computer skills with MS applications, including PowerPoint.  

UAF CTC offers 40 associate degrees, certificates, and occupational endorsements at 11 locations throughout Fairbanks and the Tanana Valley of Interior Alaska. UAF CTC is responsive to local and regional vocational and technical training needs, and focuses on workforce development to meet the needs of the region and the state. UAF CTC's programs also provide students with the academic framework to help them achieve their higher education goals, whether it is to complete and associate of arts degree or transfer to a baccalaureate program.

In addition, UAF CTC provides career training and development opportunities through workforce development and professional development programs. Staff and faculty have forged close ties with businesses and local agencies, enhancing instruction and increasing job placements.

Please attach the following to complete your application:
Resume or Vita
Cover letter detailing qualifications for this position
3 professional employment references to include names, professional relationship, address and contact phone number. 

You may attach supplemental documents as additional information to support your application as well.  Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to submit a portfolio of work documenting their teaching and/or industry experience. 

Background Check:

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


This position is part of the University of Alaska Federation of Teachers union (UAFT) and is subject to agency fee and union dues as a condition of employment in a collective bargaining unit.

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:

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to:

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

If you have difficulty applying to this posting you may contact the UAF Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7700 or Dianna James, UAF CTC Human Resources Manager at 907-455-2863.



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