Adjunct Instructor for Natural Sciences
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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Grade 03
Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:Matanuska Susitna College
Mat-Su College is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of adjunct instructors in Natural Sciences. We are seeking applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals. Mat-Su College is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The campus is located in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the fastest growing region of Alaska. Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!
Prepare syllabus consistent with approved UAA course content guide;
Prepare instruction appropriate to student learning outcomes and class delivery mode, e.g. face-to-face, blended, on-line; Evaluate student learning; Provide timely feedback to students on their learning; Respond to student questions about the class in a timely manner;
Submit final grades on-time. Essential
"Opportunities start here" is more than a slogan at Matanuska-Susitna College (Mat-Su College); it is our mission. Our aim is to transform student aspirations into realities. Matanuska-Susitna College seeks applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals.
Mat-Su College is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of adjunct instructors in Natural Sciences. More specifically, we are looking for instructors for Anatomy & Physiology lab classes for the Fall 2018 semester.
Adjunct instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester appointment. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool for the academic year of 2018-2019 from which instructors will be hired. Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of an appointment, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester; hiring decisions are made on a semester-by-semester basis (including summer sessions), according to the needs of that semester's schedule.
Mat-Su College is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The campus is located on 951 acres in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the fastest growing region of Alaska. We serve as a major higher education hub for the communities of Wasilla and Palmer. Our student-friendly campus offers small class sizes and state-of-the-art facilities, including paramedic classrooms with a fully equipped ambulance bay, updated science labs, and a new 520-seat performing arts theater, the first in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The campus has an annual operating budget of nearly $11,000,000 and employs nearly one hundred full-time faculty and staff and more than one hundred adjunct instructors to serve approximately 2,000 students each semester.
Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!
Applicants must be available to teach the courses face-to-face on the campus of Mat-Su College. No relocation expenses will be paid for adjunct instruction.
Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their graduate-level academic coursework and preparation, past teaching experiences, expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of their specific field, and potential for providing high-quality instruction to undergraduate students in assigned courses at Mat-Su College.
College-level teaching experience preferred.
Typical Education or Training
Masters Degree or higher in a natural sciences discipline (Geology, Environmental Science, etc.) required.
Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time 08 Aug 2018
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