Licensed Practical Nurse Term Assistant Professor

Licensed Practical Nurse Term Assistant Professor

  • 528448
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Full-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAF Community and Technical College

UAF's Community and Technical College (CTC) has an opening for a Term Assistant Professor for our growing Licensed Practical Nurse certificate program. The successful applicant will teach and directly supervise student learning experiences in the classroom, simulation laboratory and clinical settings.

This is a Term Assistant Professor faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full UA employee benefits package.

In this position you will have an integral role in helping to grow and develop UAF CTC's new Licensed Practical Nurse program. You will have the opportunity to use your education and experience within the healthcare field to train and prepare students for a rewarding career as an LPN. On a daily basis you will be able to help advise and teach students in the classroom or lab setting as well as develop relevant and exciting curriculum designed to help students be successful in this field of study.

A minimum of 5 years clinical nursing experience and experience working with private and public external constituencies will be important to thrive in this role. Your strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills will be used daily as you advocate for the program and the University and foster relationships needed to build and sustain a vibrant LPN program.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must hold a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
• Current or recent direct engagement in a significant manner in clinical nursing experiences
• Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Alaska, or ability to obtain Alaska license within six months of hire.

Allied Health Mission Statement:  The mission of the Allied Health Department is to provide opportunities for quality education in the Allied Health fields. The Allied Health Department is committed to providing the academic, clinical, administrative, and professional skills that will prepare graduates for employment in entry level positions in the healthcare field and afford them opportunity to obtain the credentials with which to advance.

UAF CTC has a diverse staff and faculty and serves a culturally diverse student population that includes many non-traditional  students and students from the military community.  Our programs 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.  In addition, UAF CTC provides career training and development opportunities through workforce development and professional development programs.

Position Details:

This position is located at the UAF Community and Technical College in Fairbanks. This is a full-time, 9-month, term 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
  • Transcripts and/or proof of current licensure will be required (unofficial are accepted at time of applications). 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 immediately.

*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). https://unitedacademicsak.org/


This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


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 Community and Technical College HR, 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.

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