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

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

  • 528673
  • Palmer, Alaska, United States, 99645
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Adjunct Faculty Grade 10
  • UAA Matanuska Susitna College

Matanuska-Susitna College is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of part-time adjunct faculty. Duties will include instructing students in the course subject matter and developing the course syllabus, teaching materials, and tests/assessments as needed. Classes may be taught in person, online, or via web meeting.

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.

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.

Subject areas include but are not limited to:
Alaska Native Studies
Anthropology
Biology
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Network & Technology
English / Writing
Health Sciences
Human Services
Justice
Mathematics
Medical Assisting
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.

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 15 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 part-time, adjunct faculty represented temporary position. New hires will be placed on the adjunct salary schedule as outlined in the UNAD CBA, based on education and experience. Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.

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

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

1) Cover Letter which notes the relevance of your education and experience to this adjunct position, and the course(s) or areas of expertise you fell you are qualified to teach.

2) Comprehensive Curriculum Vita

3) Contact information for three professional references (names, phone numbers, and/or email addresses)

4) Unofficial transcript(s)

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.


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.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu. 

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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