UAA Human Services Temporary Faculty

UAA Human Services Temporary Faculty

  • 524940
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Remote within Alaska

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  • Adjunct Faculty Grade 01
  • UAA College of Health

POSITION INFORMATION
The Department of Human Services is seeking applicants for its adjunct labor pool. The Department of Human Services is dedicated to providing strong and innovative instruction that promotes student sensitivity to diversity, outreach and community based practice skills, critical thinking, research-informed action, cultural responsiveness, and inter-professional collaboration. Instruction will occur through distance delivery, face-to-face on campus methods, or through hybrid approaches combining these methods.

Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute a hiring agreement, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available in subsequent semesters. Hiring decisions for temporary faculty are made on a semester-by-semester basis, according to the needs of that semester's schedule, and needs that arise during the course of a given semester. We seek to identify talented adjunct faculty the Department of Human Services can invest in, provide training and mentoring to prior to and during instruction, and establish long term working relationships to enhance the diversity and practice experience of the human service faculty for the benefit of our students and programs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Candidates will be evaluated on past teaching experiences, expertise and experience relevant to effective teaching in the area of need, and potential for providing high-quality instruction to undergraduate students. Preferred Experience & Education:
Two to three years related experience.
Required Experience & Education:

Applicants must have experience relevant to teaching specific course content in one or more curricular areas: human diversity; human behavior; paraprofessional counseling, conflict and collaboration, organizations, and/or communities; case management; research; evaluation; and practicum supervision. A master's degree in human services or a closely related discipline is required and a doctoral degree in human services, counseling, social work, or closely related field is preferred. Candidates should also have at least two years of practice experience in human services.

Salary Information:

Adjunct positions are union represented employees and will be paid according to the salary minimums approved by the CBA.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, applicants must include the following in their online application:

  • Cover letter detailing your
    • Specific teaching interests
    • Human service practice experience
    • Teaching experience
    • Teaching competencies
    • Fit with the human services curriculum
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
  • Philosophy of teaching human services (less than 500 words)
  • Unofficial or official transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire)
  • Contact information for three professional references

Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment. Qualifying earned degrees must be conferred either by institutions of higher education which are accredited by one of the six US regional accrediting associations or by an equivalent international institution of higher education as determined by UAA based on a review by a foreign educational credential evaluation service and recognized by UAA. Applicants must be residents of the state of Alaska or have substantial experience teaching or practicing in Alaska. 

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.

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 Yvonne Chase, Associate Professor, at ymchase@alaska.edu.

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