Adjunct Faculty at Mat-Su College/Palmer (Various Departments, for Credit)

Adjunct Faculty at Mat-Su College/Palmer (Various Departments, for Credit)

  • 527273
  • Palmer, Alaska, United States, 99645
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Adjunct Faculty Grade 10
  • UAA Matanuska Susitna College

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.

Subject areas include but are not limited to:
Alaska Native Studies
Anthropology
Biology
Chemistry
Communications
English / Writing
Health Sciences
Human Services
Justice
Mathematics
Medical Assisting
Philosophy
Psychology
Statistics
Social Work
Sociology
Veterinary Assisting

Adjunct positions are hired on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of a contract.

To thrive in this role adjunct faculty members must be student-focused, with a strong desire to see students succeed in their academic goals. Timely submission of requested information, such as grades, is expected.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have expertise and experience relevant to teaching the specific course content. Experience teaching college-level courses is preferred.

Academic Disciplines:
Varies by discipline; typically, master’s degree or higher in the appropriate academic area or
master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in field. Experience teaching college-level courses is preferred.

Vocational Disciplines:
Varies by discipline; typically, degree or certificate in field with demonstrated experience and expertise sufficient to perform teaching assignment required. Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.

Position Details:

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.

Applicants should reside in the State of Alaska as most courses will be taught face-to-face on the campus of Mat-Su College. No relocation expenses will be paid for adjunct instruction.

*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.


Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.


UNAD-Adjunct:

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. 


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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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 Jenette Vlasoff, Mat-Su College HR Coordinator, at jlvlasoff@alaska.edu.

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