Adjunct Instructor Pool for Computer Science

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjunct Faculty Grade 09
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Matanuska Susitna College
Location: Palmer
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

Mat-Su College is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of part-time adjunct instructors in Computer Science. We are seeking applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals. Mat-Su College is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage located in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the fastest growing region of Alaska. Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment. No relocation expenses will be paid for adjunct instruction. Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!

Duties:

100Adjunct faculty members are responsible for preparing and delivering one or more courses in a manner consistent with approved Course Content Guides. Course content must be appropriate for Student Learning Outcomes and class delivery mode (i.e., face-to-face, online, blended). Adjunct faculty are expected to prepare and submit a syllabus including university policy statements, hold classes and office hours consistent with required contact hours, evaluate student learning, provide feedback and respond to student questions in a timely manner, track and submit student success data, submit final grades prior to registrar’s deadlines, and collect student artifacts for assessment. All adjunct faculty will be evaluated for teaching effectiveness.Essential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their graduate-level academic coursework and preparation, past teaching experiences, expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of their specific field, and potential for providing high-quality instruction to undergraduate students in assigned courses at Mat-Su College. Must be proficient in Python programming language.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Experience teaching college-level courses in computer science or closely related field.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field with a graduate degree and/or industry experience preferred. Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.

UNAD-Adjunct:

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: 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.

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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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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