UAA School of Nursing- Temporary Adjunct Faculty

UAA School of Nursing- Temporary Adjunct Faculty

  • 528726
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Kenai, Alaska, United States
  • Ketchikan, Alaska, United States, 99901
  • Kodiak, Alaska, United States
  • Kotzebue, Alaska, United States, 99752
  • Valdez, Alaska, United States

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  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
  • UAA College of Health

The UAA School of Nursing is seeking applications for Adjunct Faculty for all locations including our main Anchorage Campus and extended sites throughout the State of Alaska. We are seeking innovative, energetic professionals to contribute to our nursing education and clinical programs which include those taught on campuses or delivered via distance learning. We endeavor to grow our program across Alaska, as excellent healthcare education is the cornerstone of prevention, wellness, and quality of life.

Adjunct faculty will develop and deliver instructional materials, including lectures, assignments, and assessments, in the clinical/skills lab or simulation settings in accordance with program curriculum and learning objectives. They will provide guidance and support to students, including mentoring, advising, and clinical assistance. Adjuncts will be asked to work effectively with colleagues and students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, clinical experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable, as are strong interpersonal communication skills, and experience working with private and public external constituencies. The ability to advocate for the School of Nursing mission, vision and core values along with a commitment to promoting an inclusive learning environment that celebrates student success and achievement will ensure a positive outcome for all.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must hold a minimum of Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
Must be eligible for and maintain unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in State of Alaska
Clinical experience required in one of the following areas: Community Health, Psych/Mental Health, OB, Medical Surgical/Critical Care

Masters Degree in Nursing
Experience in additional clinical specialty

Position Details:

This position may be located on the Anchorage Campus or at one of the various extended sites throughout the State of Alaska. This is a part-time, for credit, adjunct faculty position. Salary is based on experience, as well as the number of previous semesters taught within the University of Alaska.

Adjunct positions are hired on a semester-by-semester appointment. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not constitute an offer of appointment, nor does having worked one semester guarantee that a position will be available the following semester. Hiring decisions are made on a semester-by-semester basis according to the needs of the semester schedule.

To be considered for this position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Names and contact information of three professional references
  • Copy of unofficial transcript
  • Copy of current BLS
  • Copy of current Nursing License

Upon hire, candidates must provide official transcripts

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 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 Dr. Kristin Lutz, at

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: 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 / 907-786-1214 or

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: 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

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: 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

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