Adjunct Faculty - UAA School of Education

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  • Job Number:524714
  • Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
  • Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit 3
  • Work type:Adjunct Faculty, Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA School of Education
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

UAA School of Education is accepting applications for adjunct instructors for the 23-24 academic year.


100The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more courses in a manner consistent with the course content guide. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. This is a pooled position and applicants will be reviewed on an as needed basis. Acceptance into the pool does not constitute an offer of employment, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester. Hiring decisions are made on a semester-by-semester basis according to the needs of that semester's schedule. 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.Essential

Position Summary:

This is an adjunct labor pool for temporary, part-time, non-benefited positions to teach credit courses. Adjunct positions are on a semester appointment basis. 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. Applicants are hired based on the departments' needs for that semester. Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.


Applicants will be evaluated on the suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students in a manner consistent with the specific course content guides in the following departments:

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Language Education
Special Education
Teaching and Learning


Applicants must have expertise and experience relevant to teaching the specific course content. Experience teaching college-level courses in Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership, Language Education, Special Education, or Teaching and Learning is preferred.


The successful candidate will have at least a Masters degree in Education or closely related field. Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents as part of their application:

1) Comprehensive CV

2) Cover letter that notes the department you are applying for (Early Childhood Education, Educational Leadership, Language Education, Special Education, or Teaching and Learning), the relevance of your education and experience to this adjunct position, and the course or areas of expertise you feel you are qualified to teach.

3) Contact information for three professional references.

Additionally, please email copies of unofficial transcripts to Amanda Vredenburg at Official transcripts will be required if an offer of employment is made.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be canceled based upon the needs of the university.

This position is represented by United Academic – Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO     

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.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

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

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Tonia Dousay, Dean, School of Education at

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