Assistant Professor of Process Technology (Tenure Track)

Assistant Professor of Process Technology (Tenure Track)

  • 528490
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Full-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAF Community and Technical College

UAF's Community and Technical College is looking for the right person for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Process Technology to continue to grow and develop this program that prepare students for exciting careers in mining, water treatment, oil and gas, and all types of industrial processing careers. Classes are offered during both daytime and evening hours.

This is a full-time, 9-month, full time faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and employee benefits package. Do you have industrial process training and experience you want to share with others?  If so, consider applying today! Application review will begin on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, to ensure consideration please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on June 18, 2024.

Every day you will be sharing your knowledge as you teach and equip students with the skills they’ll need to monitor, control and troubleshoot process technologies used in industry.  You’ll  put your excellent communication skills to work on a daily basis as you use both lecture and hands-on opportunities using equipment and models current to industry standards. 

To thrive in this role you’ll put your knowledge and skills in computer-based training, safety training and computer simulation of industrial processes to work to help prepare students for highly sought after careers in one or more of these areas: instrumentation technology, mining mill operations and a myriad of process operations.  You will also utilize your networking skills to collaborate with industry and community partners who are critical to both the students' and program's success!

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with two (2) years process technology experience OR any associate degree with extensive industry experience OR a combination of appropriate education and experience.
  • Minimum three years' experience in Process Operations preferred.

Position Details:

This position is located at the UAF Community and Technical College in Fairbanks. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave/faculty time off, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. Faculty salaries are based on a variety of factors, including education and experience.

To complete your application please attach the following:

  • Resume or Vita
  • Cover letter detailing qualifications for this position
  • Three (3) professional references to include the name, professional relationship, email address and contact phone number
  • Teaching Philosophy statement (please upload under "Supporting Documents")

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.  Review of application materials will begin June 19, 2024.

*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 position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

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 Dianna James, UAF Community and Technical College HR Coordinator, at or 907-455-2863.

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