Adjunct faculty- Division of Population Health Sciences (DPHS)

Adjunct faculty- Division of Population Health Sciences (DPHS)

  • 525673
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Remote within Alaska

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  • Adjuct Faculty Credit 9
  • UAA College of Health
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Knowledge of accepted instructional methods.
• Experience using a variety of teaching styles.
• Experience providing feedback and formal evaluation.
• Experience teaching participants with various abilities, experience levels, and cultural backgrounds.
• Strong presentation and speaking skills.
• Customer service skills.

Candidates will be evaluated on a) the suitability of their academic preparation, b) past teaching experience, c) expertise and/or experience relevant to the effective teaching of their specific field and d) the potential for providing high quality instruction to a diverse undergraduate and/or graduate student population. Must possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, faculty, administration, and the general public. Preference will be given to Alaskan residents or those residing in Alaska during the semester in which they intend to teach.

Distance delivery may play an important part of the UAA Program; the applicant must have the ability to provide classroom instruction in courses pertinent to health promotion, health science, and public health fields in traditional and/or distance-delivery environments. Experience in web-based course delivery, technology use in the classroom, as well as didactic classroom instruction is preferred.

At least one year of college instruction, preferably within the discipline of instruction, is strongly preferred, but applicants with no formal college-level teaching experience will be considered.

Proof of these prerequisites may be offered by way of previous employment, personal experience, certifications, demonstration, or any combination.

Preferred Experience & Education:
  • 1 year of prior teaching and/or training experience in the discipline.
  • Significant experience in the health-related field.
Required Experience & Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in field related to the position for undergraduate course work.
  • Master’s degree or higher in field related to the position for graduate course work.
Salary Information:

Adjunct positions are union represented employees and will be paid accordingly to the salary table approved by the CBA. 

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. 

*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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider 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 Kristin Stoepler, Department of Population Health Sciences, at

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