Adjunct Instructor - UAA Department of Music

Adjunct Instructor - UAA Department of Music

  • 524864
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty Grade 09
  • UAA College of Arts & Sciences
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment. Applicants will be evaluated on the suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students in a manner consistent with the specific course content guides in the Department of Music. Preferred Experience & Education:
Applicants must have experience relevant to teaching the specific course content.

Required Experience & Education:

A faculty member who is the instructor of record in a credit-bearing course at the 100 course level should hold a terminal master's degree (MFA), unless an exception has been approved by the Dean of CAS. Exceptions may be made in other circumstances when prospective faculty have special professional credentials and experience. An example of a candidate with special professional credentials might be an accomplished musician.

In CAS, faculty teaching upper-division courses or graduate courses should hold a terminal degree in appropriate discipline.

Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.

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.


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

- Cover letter addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Grant Cochran

- Curriculum Vitae which includes contact information for three professional references

- Unofficial transcript (official transcript is required if an offer of employment is made)


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 AA/EO employer and educational institution 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 Anita Franciosi at amfranciosi@alaska.edu.

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