UAF CTC - Culinary Arts and Hospitality Adjunct (Temporary Faculty Credit)

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

UAF's Community and Technical College is seeking applicants for adjunct faculty / part-time instructors who are technically proficient with strong teamwork and communication skills to teach in our Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts programs. No prior teaching experience is required, we will work closely with the successful candidate(s) to ease the transition into the classroom. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Flexible schedules are available. Contact Sean Walklin at for more information on these exciting teaching opportunities.


100- The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with UAF Faculty Senate guidelines and the specific course catalog description. - Duties include instructing, advising, and assessing/grading students in the identified subject matter in alignment with UAF policies and procedures and direction from faculty program coordinators. - Adjunct faculty are expected to participate annually in scheduled mandatory initial organization or orientation meetings and are required to complete UAF mandatory trainings within the specified period of time. - Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their experience and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students.Essential

UAF CTC adjunct faculty play an instrumental role in training Alaskans for Alaska jobs and in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.  Classes are taught in a hands-on environment and are held during the daytime, evenings and/or weekends.

Minimum requirements:

  • Expertise relevant to the effective teaching of the specific subject areas encompassed within course being taught.
  • The ability to work with a diverse student population, be adaptable to varying needs of students, and follow schedules and procedures while exhibiting a professional attitude are a must.

Subject areas include but are not limited to:

  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Culinary Principals and Techniques
  • Food Service Sanitation
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Garde Manager
  • Soups, Stock and Sauces
  • Specialty Cookery (Gourmet Cooking, Gourmet Asian, Vegetarian)
  • Specialty Bakery (Gourmet Baking, Breads, Cake Decorating)

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College offers over forty degree and certificate programs designed to educate and train Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. Our education and training programs prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.

UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 30 full-time faculty and 200 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. 

If you want to make a difference for students and our community, apply today!

Please attach a cover letter indicating why you are interested in teaching at UAF CTC and the courses you feel qualified to teach, along with a current professional resume, and the name, address, email and phone number for three professional references.


Background Check:

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


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.

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:

Contact Sean Walklin at for specific information about the Culinary Arts and Hospitality program and these exciting teaching opportunities.  If you have any questions regarding this pool position, please contact Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Manager at 907-455-2863 or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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