Adjunct Faculty - UAA College of Arts and Sciences - Natural Sciences

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  • Job Number:524728
  • Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
  • Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit 3
  • Work type:Adjunct Faculty, Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Other

Position Summary:

The College of Arts and Sciences, Natural Science Division at UAA is seeking applicants for its adjunct instructor pool for the following Adjunct Faculty: Biology - Chemistry - Geology - Physics / Astronomy.


100%The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more courses in a manner consistent with the course content guide. Adjunct faculty are expected to be available for contact with students and 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
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 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 for the listed departments:

Department of Biological Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Department of Geological Sciences
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Preferred Experience & Education:
Applicants must have experience relevant to teaching the specific course content.

Required Experience & Education:

MA/MS in Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics/Astronomy or a related field, unless an exception has been approved by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Exceptions may be made in other circumstances when prospective faculty have special professional credentials and experience.

Salary Information:

This is a part-time, adjunct faculty position.  Minimum salaries are set by the United Academic - Adjunct, AAUP-AT/AFL-CIO collective bargaining agreement.  Salaries may vary based upon education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. Applications will be reviewed on as rolling basis as additional adjunct faculty are needed.

*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:

Biological Sciences, Dr. Khrys Duddleston, / Geological Sciences, Dr. Jennifer Aschoff, / Chemistry, Dr. Colin McGill, / Physics/Astronomy, Dr. Travis Rector,

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