UAA School of Social Work Temporary Faculty

UAA School of Social Work Temporary Faculty

  • 527632
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty Grade 01
  • UAA College of Health

The UAA School of Social Work Temporary Faculty 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.

Applicants must have experience relevant to teaching specific course content in one or more of the following BSW and MSW curricular areas: human diversity; human behavior in the social environment; social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and/or communities; case management; social work research; social work program evaluation; and social welfare policy. A Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is required to teach practice courses.

Minimum Qualifications:

A MSW or a master's degree in a closely related discipline is required to teach other courses (i.e., diversity, policy, human behavior, research, program evaluation). A Doctorate degree in Social Work or a closely related field is preferred.

Position Details:

Salary is based on the number of previous semesters of teaching experience within the University of Alaska.

Please attach a resume, cover letter, philosophy of teach social work (less than 500 words), unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

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 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 talented adjunct faculty the School of Social Work can invest in, provide training and mentoring to, and establish long term working relationships to enhance the diversity and practice experience of our collective faculty for the benefit of our students and programs.

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.


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 Dr. Donna Aguiniga, at dmaguiniga@alaska.edu

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