Adjunct faculty- Division of Population Health Sciences (DPHS)

Adjunct faculty- Division of Population Health Sciences (DPHS)

  • 528641
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Position Details:

New hires will be placed UNAD Adjunct salary table. 

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

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

*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.


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 Travis Hedwig thhedwig@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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