Term Clinical Instructor of Nursing (Soldotna and Kotzebue)

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  • Job Number:519217
  • Classification:Term Instructor
  • Grade:UNAC Grade 40
  • Work type:Faculty Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
  • Location:Soldotna, Kotzebue, Fairbanks
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:

The School of Nursing (SON) within the College of Health is seeking applications for a part-time or full-time Term Clinical Instructor. The SON seeks innovative, energetic professionals to contribute to our Undergraduate Nursing Programs. We are seeking to fill positions in Soldotna, and Kotzebue.


100%Faculty responsibilities include clinical instruction in lab rooms, clinical setting, and via distance education modalities. Teaching assignment will be varied upon faculty experience and the needs of the program. Assignment may include instructing in the nursing undergraduate programs in Anchorage or one of our community campuses located throughout Alaska. Faculty responsibilities include: implement and participate in university and community service activities, satisfaction of committee appointment requirements, and engagement in professional activities.Essential

School of Nursing Summary:
As a partner in shaping health care of Alaska, the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) School of Nursing (SON) educates students for current and future roles in local, state, national, and worldwide arenas, as well as for productive citizenship, personal growth, and professional nursing practice.

The SON offers undergraduate students two options: the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in nursing and Bachelor of Science (BS) in nursing science, with the AAS program delivered via distance to sites throughout the state.

The SON also offers graduate studies in several specialty tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Family, Nurse Educator, Nurse Leader, and Doctor of Nursing Practice. UAA School of Nursing seeks innovative, energetic academic professionals to contribute to our nursing education programs that address various health care challenges within Alaska.

Position Summary:
The SON seeks innovative, energetic professionals to contribute to our Undergraduate Nursing Programs.

Faculty duties include clinical instruction in lab rooms, clinical setting, and via distance education modalities. Teaching assignment will be varied upon faculty experience and the needs of the program.

We are seeking to fill positions in Kenai, and Kotzebue.


• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively as a teacher.
• Ability to advocate for the university.
• Strong knowledge base in Nursing Education including teaching methods. 
• Understanding of Alaska's challenges in delivering Nursing education to both rural and urban areas. 
• Skilled at implementing technology for enriching nursing education

Required Experience:

  • Must have at least one year of experience as a registered nurse.
  • Clinical experience in medical-surgical and/or critical care nursing.
  • Experience working with private and public external constituencies.

Preference will be given to applicants:

• Experience with curriculum development, particularly given the opportunity for ongoing and progressive distance education course development.
• Experience in additional specialty area.
• Demonstrate the ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively within a diverse environment.
• Demonstrate the ability to work effectively and collaboratively within the scope of the University of Alaska mission with a diverse student population and university staff.

Must hold at least a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Will be required to obtain a license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be eligible for unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska and obtain Alaska Nursing license at the time of hire.
  • Must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position at the time of hire.
  • To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States.
  • No work visas will be sponsored for this position.
  • This is not a remote position. Positions are located in Alaska.

Based upon level of academic appointment, applicable academic preparation, and experience.

Assignment Information:
Term-funded, Clinical Instructor rank, Full-Time or Part-Time, 9 months per year (mid-August to mid-May) and complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

UA employees receive excellent benefits including participation in State of Alaska TERS retirement, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.


Application Procedures:
Applicants will need to upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed resume containing education preparation and work experience
  • One-page statement explaining your experience and commitment to inclusion and equity for mentoring, advising, and teaching diverse student populations.
  • Contact information of three professional references

Review Date:
Review of applications will begin April 11, 2022 and continue until recruitment has been closed.


Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

Term Position: This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

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

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.



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