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Health Sciences Adjunct Instructor

Health Sciences Adjunct Instructor

Health Sciences Adjunct Instructor

University of Alaska
Juneau, AK 99801

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Job Type

University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) School of Career Education is center for workplace development and vocational education programs. We are seeking qualified applicants to teach Introductory Health Science course(s) during the Fall and Spring 2021-2022 semesters. In keeping with the University of Alaska (UA) mission, we have a commitment to innovation and flexibility to ensure high quality education and training.


100Design curriculum. Prepare lesson plans. Instruct students on area of expertise. Hold office hours, or be available for contact with students. The Instructor is responsible for identifying and meeting the needs of the students, contributing to curriculum development, and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of subject areas.Essential

Ability to teach any of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Health Sciences
  • Nutrition
  • Environmental Health
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • AHA BLS Fundamentals of First Aid/CPR
  • Medical Terminology
  • Emergency Medical Technician 1

Education & Experience

  • Master's degree, or equivalent professional experience in the health sciences field is required.
  • Two years professional experience and demonstrated expertise in the health sciences field is required.
  • Previous experience teaching at the secondary or post-secondary level in a Health Science related program is preferred.
  • Experience working successfully with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds is preferred.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Adjunct positions are granted on a semester-by-semester contingent basis. Adjunct contracts do not guarantee employment beyond the specific semester for which they are issued. Qualified applicants for this position will be placed into a hiring pool for the academic year 2021-2022, from which instructors will be hired for assignments as needed. Adjuncts are paid a minimum of $1,198.80 per credit per semester.

For more information about UAS School of Career Education please visit us online:

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.

All candidates for employment are subject to a employment screening which includes a background check, reference checks, and verification of education. As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. All interested persons should apply online.


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:


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: 04 Aug 2021 Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Jun 2022 Alaskan Daylight Time

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