Adjunct Instructor for Anthropology
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- Job Number: 518961
- Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
- Grade:Adjunct Faculty Grade 09
- Work type: Adjunct Faculty
- Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
- School/Business unit:UAA Matanuska Susitna College
- Location: Palmer
- Categories: Education/Instructional
Position Summary:Mat-Su College is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of adjunct instructors in Anthropology. We are seeking applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals. Mat-Su College is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The campus is located in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the fastest growing region of Alaska. 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. Essential
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 Mat-Su College.
College-level teaching experience preferred.
REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
Master's degree in Anthropology required; Doctorate preferred.
"Opportunities start here" is more than a slogan at Matanuska-Susitna College (Mat-Su College); it is our mission. Our aim is to transform student aspirations into realities. Matanuska-Susitna College seeks applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals.
Mat-Su College is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of adjunct instructors in Anthropology. Adjunct instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester appointment. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool for the academic year of 2022-2023 from which instructors will be hired. 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 (including summer sessions), according to the needs of that semester's schedule.
Mat-Su College is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The campus is located on 951 acres in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the fastest growing region of Alaska. We serve as a major higher education hub for the communities of Wasilla and Palmer. Our student-friendly campus offers small class sizes and state-of-the-art facilities, including paramedic classrooms with a fully equipped ambulance bay, updated science labs, and a new 520-seat performing arts theater, the first in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The campus has an annual operating budget of nearly $11,000,000 and employs nearly one hundred full-time faculty and staff and more than fifty adjunct instructors to serve approximately 2,000 students each semester.
Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!
*Applicants should reside in the State of Alaska as all courses will be offered face-to-face on the campus of Mat-Su College.No relocation expenses will be paid for adjunct instruction.
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
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 Jenette Vlasoff, HRC Coordinator for MSC Instruction at 9077459775 or 907-745-9775.
Advertised: 23 Feb 2022 Alaskan Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Jun 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time