AY22-23 Adjunct Faculty - Social Sciences

AY22-23 Adjunct Faculty - Social Sciences


Job No:


Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit

Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit 3

Work type:Adjunct Faculty, Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences


Categories: Education/Instructional


Position Summary:

The UAA College of Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences Division is accepting applications for adjunct instructors in the following departments: Sociology and Women's Studies. The Social Sciences Division offers a broad-based selection of courses and programs for students who wish to pursue a career in the above fields or who need to increase their knowledge in these areas.



The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content guide. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught.Essential



This is an adjunct labor pool for temporary, part-time, non-benefited positions to teach credit courses. Adjunct positions are on a semester appointment basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of an appointment nor does having worked one semester guarantee an offer of employment in the following semester. Applicants are hired based on the departments' needs for that semester. Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.




Applicants will be evaluated on the suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students in a manner consistent with the specific course content guides in the following departments:



Women's Studies




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


Experience teaching college-level courses in Sociology, Women's Studies or closely related field is preferred.




The successful candidate will have at least a Masters degree in Sociology, Women's Studies or closely related field. Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.


A PhD in Sociology, Women's Studies or closely related field is preferred.


Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents as part of their application:


1) Comprehensive CV


2) Cover letter the relevance of your education and experience to this adjunct position, and the courses or areas of expertise you feel you are qualified to teach.


3) Contact information for three professional references.


Official transcripts will be required if an offer of employment is made.


Visa Sponsorship:


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


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.


Background Check:


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


Affirmative Action Statement:


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


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 is a Drug Free Workplace


Probationary Period:


Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.


Training Policy:


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


Contact Information:


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Sabrina Haverfield, HR Coordinator, Social Sciences, at mailto:smhaverfield@alaska.edu or (907) 786-1710.


Applications Close: 30 Jun 2023


To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/3824631


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Anchorage, AK

8 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2023-02-22