Adjunct Faculty - UAA Natural Sciences

University of Alaska

United States

June 30, 2023

Description

Adjunct Faculty - UAA Natural Sciences

  • Job Number: 521260

  • Classification: Temporary Faculty - Credit

  • Grade: Adjunct Faculty Credit 3

  • Work type: Adjunct Faculty, Hybrid, On Campus

  • Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Anchorage

  • School/Business unit: UAA College of Arts & Sciences

  • Location: Anchorage

  • Categories: Education/Instructional

  • Position Summary:

    The College of Arts and Sciences, Natural Science Division at UAA is seeking applicants for its adjunct instructor pool for the following Adjunct Faculty: Biology - Chemistry - Geology - Physics / Astronomy. Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment.

    Duties:

    100%The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more courses in a manner consistent with the course content guide. Adjunct faculty are expected to be available for contact with students and hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. This is a pooled position and applicants will be reviewed on an as needed basis. Acceptance into the pool does not constitute an offer of employment, 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 that semester's schedule. To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position. Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment.Essential

    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

    Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment. Applicants will be evaluated on the suitability of their academic preparations, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students in a manner consistent with the specific course content guidelines for the following departments:

    Biology Chemistry Geology Physics / Astronomy

    TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

    Applicants must have experience relevant to teaching the specific course content.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

    MA/MS in Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics/Astronomy or a related field, unless an exception has been approved by the Dean of CAS. Exceptions may be made in other circumstances when prospective faculty have special professional credentials and experience.

    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 elgible.

    This is a pooled position and applicants will be reviewed on an as needed basis. Acceptance into the pool does not constitute an offer of employment, 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 that semester's schedule. Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment.

    To be considered, please attach the following required documents to your application:

  • Cover letter addressed to the department in which you are applying to
  • Curriculum Vitae which includes contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial transcript (official transcript is required if an offer of employment is made)
  • Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.

    UNAD-Adjunct:

    This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

    Union Representation:

    This position is represented by United Academic – Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

    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.

    Affirmative Action Statement:

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www. alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

    At-Will:

    Pursuant to Board of Regents' Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

    Background Check:

    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

    Public Disclosure Statement:

    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

    University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

    University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

    Training Policy:

    It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

    Contact Information:

    If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

    Advertised: 22 Jul 2022 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 30 Jun 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time

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