Term Instructor of Alaska Native Studies

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Classification:Term Instructor
Grade:UNAC Grade 40
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The Alaska Native Studies Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites applications for a full-time term instructor position. This position is comprised of teaching and service. A successful candidate should have the ability to teach Alaska-Native themed GERs and experience working with diverse populations. A successful candidate should also have evidence of teaching an Alaska Native Language at the college level, and development of associated curriculum. The appointment is a two year appointment with a contract start date of August, 2021 for up to two academic years. The Department seeks a candidate dedicated to equity and diversity of the campus community. This individual will integrate and expand the mission of Alaska Native Studies Program at UAA and support the minor and the AA degree.

Duties:

This position will conduct instructional activity and service as part of a bipartite workload to include teaching courses in Alaska Native themed GERs. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content description. Faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. Candidate will teach and work with diverse populations.Essential

The Alaska Native Studies Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites applications for a two-year, full-time term instructor position.  This position is comprised of teaching and service. A successful candidate should have the ability to teach Alaska-Native themed GERs  and experience working with diverse populations.  A successful candidate should also have evidence of teaching an Alaska Native Language at the college level, and development of associated curriculum. The appointment is a two year appointment with a contract start date of August, 2021 for up to two academic years.
The Department seeks a candidate dedicated to equity and diversity of the campus community. This individual will integrate and expand the mission of Alaska Native Studies Program at UAA and support the minor and the AA degree.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States at the time of application. Candidates must have documented, successful experience teaching at the college level, willingness to work with students and sensitivity to diverse student populations. Evidence of a potential for successful service. Knowledge of, and able to teach an Alaska Native Language(s) is desired, as well as the ability to develop curriculum that reflects Alaska Native knowledge systems.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

College-level teaching experience required. Ability to engage and collaborate effectively with Alaska Native and diverse communities in the Anchorage/southcentral Alaska area.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

A minimum of an MA degree that reflects knowledge of Alaska Native education, or science, or language, or history and culture.

*To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time, March 21, 2021.  Review of applications will begin March 22, 2021. 

Please be prepared to upload the following required documents as part of your application:

1.  Cover Letter

2.  Curriculum vitae which includes contact information for three professional references.

3.  Teaching Philosophy

4.  Unofficial Transcripts documenting degree requirements (Official Transcript will be required of the successful applicant.)

 

UNAC Term-Funded Faculty F9

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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