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Term Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

University of Alaska Juneau, AK

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Term Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

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Classification:Term Assistant Professor (F9)

Grade:UNAC Grade 30

Work type:Faculty Part-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast

School/Business unit:Juneau Campus Deans



Position Summary:The University of Alaska Southeast invites applications for a non-tenure track position, one year Term Assistant Professor of Health Sciences for AY18-19. We are seeking applicants with a combination of health industry experience and credentials, and ability to provide qualified instruction in health sciences, including the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) program. This is a bipartite position that supports the University of Alaska mission of performing both teaching and public service. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


100Train students in basic skills needed to assist nurses and to be efficient health care team members. Teach Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) classes. Teach undergraduate health science courses as needed in a manner consistent with the specific course content description. Hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught, be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum as appropriate, and provide University service as assigned.Essential

Required Education & Experience

+ Two years of nursing experience (minimum) and demonstrated ability to instruct various Health Sciences courses, including Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) classes.

+ Bachelor's degree in a related health sciences field at time of appointment.

+ Alaska Registered Nurse under AS08.68, or meet the qualifications to be a registered nurse in Alaska.

+ Previous teaching experience is preferred.

+ Experience working successfully with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including first-generation and non-traditional students is preferred.


+ Strong interpersonal and public-speaking skills.

+ Experience working with private and public external constituencies.

+ Demonstrated ability to advocate for both the School of Career Education Health Sciences programs and UAS.

+ Knowledge of occupational health and safety in providing health services.

+ Effective written and verbal communication skills.

This is a 9-month, part-time (60 hours per pay), one-year term faculty appointment, with a competitive salary and fullbenefitspackage. This position is covered by the UNAC collective bargaining agreement. Applications will be reviewed onOctober 15th, 2018and the recruitment will remain open until filled.

Questions concerning this position should be directed to: Ce Ce Breener (, Chair of the search committee. Please attach: Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, contact information for three references, and Statement of Teaching Philosophy.

Contact, phone (907) 796-6263 for technical support, additional questions, or to request ADA accommodation when completing your application.The successful applicant is required to complete a background check and any offer is contingent on the results.

For more information about UAS Health Sciences:

UAS Background:

The University's mission is student learning enhanced by faculty scholarship, undergraduate research and creative activities, community engagement, and the cultures and environment of Southeast Alaska. The University of Alaska Southeast strives to be a destination of choice for students seeking excellent academic programs and engaging learning opportunities that integrate the environment and cultures of Southeast Alaska.

UAS is located 12 miles north of downtown Juneau in a beautiful setting overlooking Auke Lake and the Mendenhall Glacier. Juneau (population 32,000), the capital of Alaska, is a picturesque city with a mild, maritime climate, exceptional outdoor and recreation values, and a lively arts community. The University mission includes community college, undergraduate, and select graduate degrees, credential programs, certificates, and training. Approximately 900 full-time and 2,200 part-time students take coursework from the Juneau campus in daytime and evening courses, as well as distance delivery offerings to locations in rural Alaska.

The University of Alaska Southeast is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

Advertised:17 Sep 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

Applications close:

University of Alaska


Juneau, AK
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