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
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.
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
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:
Physics / Astronomy
Applicants must have experience relevant to teaching the specific course
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
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
Cover letter addressed to the department in which you are applying to
Curriculum Vitae which includes contact information for three professional
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.
This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled
based upon the needs of the university.
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
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.
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.
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.
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