Adjunct Faculty - Department of Music

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Grade 01
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Arts/Museum

Position Summary:

The UAA College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music is accepting applications for adjunct instructors for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.


100The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more courses in a manner consistent with the course content guide. Course descriptions can be found online in the UAA Catalog at Adjunct faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught and be available for contact with students.Essential

Adjunct positions are on a semester appointment basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of an appointment nor does having worked one semester guarantee an offer of employment in the following semester. This is an adjunct labor pool and applicants are hired based on departmental need.  Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.

Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment.  Candidates will be evaluated on the suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students in a manner consistent with the specific course content guides in the Department of Music.

Applicants must have experience relevant to teaching the specific course content. 

A faculty member who is the instructor of record in a credit-bearing course at the 100-level should hold a terminal master's degree (MFA), unless an exception has been approved by the Dean of CAS. 

Exceptions may be made in other circumstances when prospective faculty have special professional credentials and experience. An example of a candidate with special professional credentials might be an accomplished artist or musician. 

In CAS, faculty teaching upper-division courses or graduate courses should hold a terminal degree in appropriate discipline.

Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application

  • Cover letter addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Grant Cochran
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of three professional references with detailed contact information (name, phone number, email addresses)
  • Unofficial transcript (official transcript is required if an offer of employment is made)
  • Teaching Philosophy

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