Adjunct Instructor - UAA Department of Journalism and Public Communications


Adjunct Instructor - UAA Department of Journalism and Public Communications

 

Job No:

521963

Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit

Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit 3

Work type:Adjunct Faculty

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences

Location:Anchorage

Categories: Education/Instructional

 

Position Summary:

The Department of Journalism and Public Communications is seeking applicants for its adjunct instructor pool. Our students' stories and Alaska's news starts here. Students learn by doing at the UAA Department of Journalism and Public Communications. They learn and practice the skills of multimedia journalism and strategic communications — skills that are required in almost every field — media, government, business, health and science. Our students get jobs and make meaningful change at the local, state and national level. Applicants for this adjunct pool must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment.

 

Duties:

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

 

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 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 Department of Journalism and Public Communications.

 

Typical Experience:

Applicants must have expertise and experience relevant to teaching the specific course content. Experience teaching college-level courses in Journalism and Public Communications or closely related field is preferred.

 

Required Education or Training:

The successful candidate will have at least a Masters degree in Journalism and Public Communications 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 Journalism and Public Communications or closely related field is preferred.

 

Exceptions may be made for individuals whose experience and accomplishments compensate for the lack of the required education. Such exceptions are reviewed and approved by the CAS Dean.

 

Salary Information:

 

Adjunct instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester appointment. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool from which instructors will be hired as needed. Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute an offer of an appointment, 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. Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

 

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: http://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 University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

 

Applications Close: 24 Apr 2023

 

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/3824643

 

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Anchorage, AK

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Closing Date 2023-02-22