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Adjunct Faculty - Alaska Native Studies

Company: University of Alaska
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

Adjunct Faculty - Alaska Native Studies Apply now Job no: 514549
Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjuct 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 Alaska Native Studies Program is seeking applicants for their adjunct labor pool.--Alaska Native Studies in an Interdisciplinary Program that seeks to provide students with an introduction to Alaska Native Cultures, Languages, ways of knowing and critical perspectives on traditional and contemporary Alaska Native politics and issues.
Duties: The Alaska Native Studies Program is seeking applicants for their adjunct labor pool. Alaska Native Studies in an Interdisciplinary Program that seeks to provide students with an introduction to Alaska Native Cultures, Languages, ways of knowing and critical perspectives on traditional and contemporary Alaska Native politics and issues. The program currently offers a minor in Alaska Native Studies and hopes to expand its offering.--Acceptance into the hiring pool does not constitute a hiring agreement, 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.Duties/ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content description. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught.Knowledge/Skills/AbilitiesExpertise and Experience relevant to the effective teaching of the Alaska Native Studies courses is required.Candidates will be evaluated on past teaching experience, potential for providing high quality instruction in either traditional knowledge or an academic focus in Indigenous or Alaska Native Studies, to Undergraduate Students.Required ExperienceExperience teaching at the college level, or extensive teaching experience in a traditional knowledge setting such as a cultural center.Typical Education or TrainingRelevant Master's degree. Exceptions may be made when prospective faculty have equivalent traditional knowledge and experience of Alaska Natives issues and cultures - historical and contemporary, or Alaska Native Arts. Such exceptions can only be approved by the Director of Alaska Native Studies and the CAS Dean or Associate Dean for Humanities.Preferred: Doctorate degree in related field is preferred for upper division (300-400 level courses). Any exceptions must be approved by the Director of Alaska Native Studies in conjunction with the CAS Dean or the Associate Dean of Humanities.Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.Applicants should be prepared to attach the following documents as part of their application:1) Cover Letter2) Comprehensive Curriculum Vita3) Names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers of three professional references.For questions, please contact:Alaska Native Studies at (907) 786-6135 UNAD-Adjunct :This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university. Union Representation: 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 At-Will: 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. Background Check: 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.-- Training Policy: 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. Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200. Advertised: 24 Feb 2020 Alaskan Standard Time
Applications close: 29 Jun 2021 Alaskan Daylight TimeBack to search results Apply now Refer a friend Share this: - More We will email you new jobs that match this search. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education. Join a job pool or contact Human Resources Hiring units such as departments, may wish to establish a pool of individuals who are qualified for positions. These pools are ongoing, meaning they do not have closing dates and accept applications on an ongoing basis. The University of Alaska is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual. Learn more about UA's notice of nondiscrimination .
Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the local Human Resources office.

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