Would you like to teach courses within the College of Liberal Arts? You could teach a course in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and languages. Apply here!
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.
The College of Liberal Arts is the largest college at the University of Alaska Fairbanks with 40 degree programs over 20 disciplines. We invite anyone interested to apply for our adjunct faculty positions. We are especially interested in applicants who can teach Sociology, History, and Social Work, but are also interested in those who can teach Alaska Native Languages, Anthropology, Art, Communication and Journalism, English, Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese), Justice, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Theatre, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Duties include instructing students in the related subject matter and may also include developing a course outline, syllabus, teaching materials, and tests as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students.
Expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of the specific subject areas.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and/or experience is required. Previous teaching experience preferred. Master's degree is preferred.
Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of a contract. Not all departments are in need of adjunct faculty at this time.
Please attach a Resume or CV, cover letter, and contact information, including email address, for three professional references.
PLEASE NOTE: These are temporary, non-benefited positions.
This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.
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: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
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.
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.
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.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.