Adjunct Faculty - CTC Department of Writing

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  • Job Number:521226
  • Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
  • Grade:Adjuct Faculty Credit 9
  • Work type:Adjunct Faculty
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA Community & Technical College
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The Department of Writing at the University of Alaska, Anchorage offers courses leading to and including Tier 1 Writing Literacy General Education Requirements. This includes all 0- , 100- level, and 200-level Writing courses. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of an appointment. This is an adjunct labor pool and applicants are hired based on departmental need.


100The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate and/or preparatory courses in Writing in a manner consistent with the specific course content guide. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught.Essential


Knowledge of accepted instruction methods. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Public speaking skills. Student support skills.


2 Years relevant experience.


Master's degree in English, Composition and Rhetoric, Creative Writing, or other discipline related to the teaching of writing

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents during the application process:

  • Cover letter that notes the relevance of your education and experience to this adjunct position, and the course(s) or areas of expertise you feel you are qualified to teach
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references

Adjunct instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester appointment. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool from which instructors will be hired as needed. 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 according to the needs of that semester's schedule.  Salary is based on the adjunct pay scale as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement and is dependent on the number of semesters taught within the University of Alaska system. Minimum pay is $1,198.80 per credit.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


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

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academic – Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO    

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:


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

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.

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 Sabrina Haverfield, HR Coordinator, CTC, at or (907) 786-1710.

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