WWAMI Adjunct Faculty

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Non-Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Non Credit
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The WWAMI department is seeking applications for Adjunct faculty positions.

Duties:

100Design curriculum. Prepare lesson plans. Instruct students on area of expertise. Hold office hours, or be available for contact with students.Essential

Position:  WWAMI Adjunct Faculty

About WWAMI School of Medical Education:
WWAMI is a cooperative arrangement between UAA, the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM), and other states in the WWAMI consortium (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho); Alaskans are accepted into the program and receive their classroom phase of medical school at UAA.

Position Summary:
Adjunct Faculty will be responsible for teaching a portion of one or more of the Foundations Phase UWSOM/WWAMI curriculum at UAA, in a manner consistent with the specific course content description for all WWAMI regional sites. 

Depending on experience, Adjunct Assistant, Associate or Professor-level Faculty are required to teach in core courses in pharmacology, neoplasia, organ systems (cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal), brain injury, imaging, advanced clinical skills, reproduction, and/ or psychiatry disciplines, to name a few.

Courses are team-taught with other Adjunct, Term and Tenured WWAMI professors.

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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to medical students. Expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of the specialized course.

Required Experience:
Previous teaching experience. 

Education/Training:
Ph.D. degree is required.

Applicant Procedure:
To be considered for the position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed curriculum vitae containing educational and work experience
  • Copy of transcripts

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

At-Will:

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.

Drug-Free Workplace:
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace

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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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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