WWAMI Adjunct Faculty

WWAMI Adjunct Faculty

  • 528545
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • On Campus
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Adjunct Faculty Non Credit
  • UAA College of Health

The WWAMI School of Medical is currently hiring adjunct faculty positions. Educational Transcript copy is required.

WWAMI is a cooperative arrangement between UAA, the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM), and other 4 states in the WWAMI consortium (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho); Alaskans are accepted into the program and receive their Foundation phase of medical school at UAA.

As an adjunct faculty member you will serve as a Foundations guide and work closely with UWSOM and UAA faculty at the WWAMI site in adapting and deploying (and in some circumstances developing) the UWSOM Foundations Phase curriculum in Anchorage. This will involve working closely with Block leaders in the UW School of Medicine and the UAA WWAMI program. This may include teaching in one or more of the blocks in the 18-month Foundations Phase Curriculum. This will include preparing for classes, facilitating student learning during classes & reviewing and discussing assignments, following up with students as needed, or serving as a resource for medical students and if specifically assigned additional responsibilities may include student remediation, submitting evaluations in a timely fashion, participating in faculty meetings and committee work of the WWAMI curriculum, interprofessional education and service-learning activities.

The physician must meet the requirements for appointment to the faculty at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree and board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties recognized medical specialty. A minimum of 2 years of clinical practice experience in a relevant field. A minimum of five years of clinical practice and teaching is preferred with some of this experience having occurred in the Anchorage medical community. Past experience teaching with medical students preferred. Prior experience and involvement with the WWAMI program is preferred. Education, training and experience in a primary care field of medicine are preferred.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus in Anchorage Alaska. This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 

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

  • Cover letter
  • Detailed curriculum vitae containing educational and work experience
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire)

*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 Carmen Mason, Faculty Services & Curriculum Coordinator,  WWAMI School of Medical Education, at cfmason@alaska.edu or 907-786-6227.

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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