UAA Allied Health Adjunct Faculty

University of Alaska
June 30, 2024
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UAA Allied Health Adjunct Faculty
  • Job Number: 525007

  • Classification: Temporary Faculty - Credit

  • Grade: Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable

  • Work type: Adjunct Faculty, On Campus

  • Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Anchorage

  • School/Business unit: UAA College of Health

  • Location: Anchorage

  • Categories: Education/Instructional

  • Position Summary:

    Adjunct faculty position for the School of Allied Health. The College of Health (COH), one of seven UAA schools and colleges, is a major center for development and delivery of professional, career and technical, community, and continuing education programs. In keeping with the mission of the University of Alaska, the COH has a commitment to innovation and flexibility ensuring high quality education and training available to all who have the ability and interest to pursue an education or profession. The School of Allied Health within the College of Health offers Occupational Endorsement Certificates, Undergraduate Certificates, Associate of Applied Science degrees, Bachelor's and Master's degrees.


    100Prepare lesson plans. Instruct students on area of expertise. Hold office hours, or be available for contact with students. Adjuncts will be assigned to teach one of the Allied Health courses. Adjunct positions are on a semester- by-semester contract basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of a contract.Essential

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of accepted instruction methods.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Public speaking skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Candidates will be evaluated on a) the suitability of their academic preparation, b) past teaching experience, c) expertise and/or clinical experience relevant to the effective teaching of their specific field and d) the potential for providing high quality instruction to a diverse undergraduate student population. Must possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, faculty, administration, and the general public.

    Distance delivery may play an important part of the UAA Program; the applicant must have the ability to provide classroom instruction and/or clinical teaching in courses pertinent to health fields in traditional and/or distance- delivery environments. Instructional design support is available. Experience in curriculum development, web-based course design and delivery, technology use in the classroom, as well as didactic classroom instruction is preferred. Experience in clinical education of students and clinical sites, student evaluation, advising and counseling in professional discipline are desired.

    Experience leading or working in a diversified workforce in a multi-cultural setting.

    Preferred Experience & Education:

    Prior teaching experience in the discipline Significant clinical experience in the health-related field

    Required Experience & Education:

    Associate degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred. Licensure or certification in the health-related field may be required.

    Salary Information:

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

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

    -Cover letter


    -Copies of licenses and/or certifications related to profession

    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 AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.

    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 LeeAnne Carrothers, Assistant Dean of Preventive & Therapeutic Sciences HR Coordinator, at [email protected] or 907-786-0904.

    Advertised: 06 Jul 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 30 Jun 2024 Alaskan Daylight Time

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