Temporary Adjunct Faculty - College of Natural Science and Mathematics (CNSM)

Temporary Adjunct Faculty - College of Natural Science and Mathematics (CNSM)

  • 525146
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Adjuct Faculty Credit 9
  • UAF College of Nat Science & Math

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Natural Science and Mathematics is looking for adjunct faculty/part-time instructors. The 8 units covered are Atmospheric Sciences, Biology and Wildlife, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geosciences, Natural Resource and Environment, Physics and Veterinary Medicine. **Math and Statistics is a separate listing.  Qualified applicants for will be placed into a hiring pool for the academic year of 2023-2024 from which needed instructors will be hired. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with UAF Faculty Senate guidelines and the specific course catalog description. Adjunct faculty are expected to participate in orientation activities and hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. Duties include instructing, advising, and assessing/grading students in the identified subject matter in alignment with UAF and department policies and procedures. Duties include developing a course outline, syllabus, teaching materials, and tests or other assessment methods consistent with UAF policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their graduate-level academic coursework and preparation, past teaching experiences, expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of their specific field, and potential for providing high-quality instruction to undergraduate students in assigned courses at the College of Natural Science and Mathematics. Preferred Experience & Education:
College level teaching experience preferred.
Required Experience & Education:

Master's degree in related field. Ph.D. preferred.

Salary Information:

Salary varies dependent on the number of credits, candidate education level and any prior UA teaching. Current CBA minimum is $1,268.72/credit hour.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter and transcripts or copy of diploma to the application. Please make sure your listed references are professional/work related.

This is a pooled position, which means that this listing 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 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 Sheri Hall, CNSM HR Manager, at sahall5@alaska.edu or (907)-474-6714.

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