Adjunct Faculty - UAF Community and Technical College

Adjunct Faculty - UAF Community and Technical College

  • 528650
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
  • UAF Community and Technical College

Do you have a passion to teach and help others reach their educational and employment goals? If so, apply to join our team of adjunct faculty! UAF's Community and Technical College is looking for part-time instructors / adjunct faculty to instruct and advise students. As an adjunct faculty you will help prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and be instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.

Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis.

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students.

Expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of the specific subject areas.

Some departments or programs may require a minimum degree, license or certification in the subject matter.

As required by subject area.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College offers over 40 degrees, certificates and endorsements designed to educate and train Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. UAF CTC is responsive to local and regional vocational and technical training needs, and focuses on workforce development to meet the needs of the region and the state.  Staff and faculty have forged close ties with businesses and local agencies, enhancing instruction and increasing job placements.

UAF CTC's programs also provide students with the academic framework to help them achieve their higher education goals, whether it is to complete an associate of arts degree or transfer to a baccalaureate program. Classes are taught at 5 different instructional locations throughout Fairbanks and the Tanana Valley of Interior Alaska, and can meet during the daytime, evenings, weekends, and/or online. Flexible schedules are available. 

Subject areas include but are not limited to:

  • Alaska Native Studies
  • Allied Health 
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Business 
  • Aviation
  • Automotive Technology
  • Communications 
  • Computer Information and Office Systems
  • Construction Management 
  • Culinary Arts & Hospitality
  • Dental Assisting
  • Developmental English 
  • Development Mathematics
  • Diesel/Heavy Equipment
  • Drafting (Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced AutoCAD)
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMT/Paramedic)
  • English
  • Fire Science
  • Foreign Languages
  • General Academic Courses
  • Human Services
  • Humanities
  • Law Enforcement
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Physics
  • Process Technology
  • Instrumentation
  • Power Generation
  • Recreation
  • Safety/Health/Environmental Awareness
  • Sociology
  • Welding 

UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 35 full-time faculty and 200 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 35. Approximately 3000 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.  

Minimum Qualifications:

As required by subject area.

Position Details:

This position is located in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a part-time, adjunct instructor position. Minimum salaries are set by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with United Academic - Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO. Salaries may vary based on education and experience.

To be considered, please attach the following required documents to your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter which describes how you are a good fit for our team
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as additional adjunct instructors 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 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 Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Coordinator, at drjames3@alaska.edu or 907-455-2863.

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.