Adjunct Instructor - UAA Sociology Program

University of Alaska

Adjunct Instructor - UAA Sociology Program

• Job No:
• Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit non-represented
• Grade:Adjuct Faculty Credit 9
• Work type:Adjunct Faculty, Temporary
• 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 is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of part-time adjunct instructors in Sociology. We are seeking applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals. Applicants must be available to work within Alaska during the length of the assignment. No relocation expenses will be paid for adjunct instruction. Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!

%Adjunct faculty members are responsible for preparing and delivering one or more courses in a manner consistent with approved Course Content Guides. Course content must be appropriate for Student Learning Outcomes and class delivery mode (i.e., face-to-face, online, blended). Adjunct faculty are expected to prepare and submit a syllabus including university policy statements, hold classes and office hours consistent with required contact hours, evaluate student learning, provide feedback and respond to student questions in a timely manner, track and submit student success data, submit final grades prior to registrar's deadlines, and collect student artifacts for assessment. All adjunct faculty will be evaluated for teaching effectiveness. Adjunct faculty are expected to create an interactive learning environment which actively engages students in the learning process. Provide a rich theory-based foundation for learning, one which promotes progressive knowledge acquisitions and skill development for fitness for the profession.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their graduate-level academic coursework and preparation, past teaching experiences, expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of their specific field, and potential for providing high-quality instruction to undergraduate students in assigned courses at the University of Alaska.

Preferred Experience & Education:
Applicants must have expertise and experience relevant to teaching the specific course content.
Experience teaching college-level courses in Sociology or closely related field is preferred.

Required Experience & Education:
The successful candidate will have a Master's degree in sociology or a closely related field relevant to the topic at hand. A Ph.D. in sociology is preferred. Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.

Salary Information:

This is a part-time, adjunct represented temporary position. New hires will be placed on the adjunct salary schedule as outlined in the UNAD CBA, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

• Cover Letter
• Comprehensive Curriculum Vita
• Contact Information for three professional references

*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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

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 Anita Franciosi, Academic & Administrative Support Lead, at

Applications Close: 28 Jun 2024

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Fairbanks, AK

2 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2024-06-28