University of Alaska Adjunct Instructor for English in Palmer, Alaska

Adjunct Instructor for English

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit

Grade:Adjuct Faculty Credit 8

Work type:Adjunct Faculty

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:Matanuska Susitna College

Location:Palmer

Categories:Education/Instructional

Position Summary:Mat-Su College is recruiting qualified applicants for its pool of adjunct instructors in English. 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. Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!

Duties:

Prepare syllabus consistent with approved UAA course content guide; Prepare instruction appropriate to student learning outcomes and class delivery mode, e.g. face-to-face, blended, on-line; Evaluate student learning; Provide timely feedback to students on their learning; Respond to student questions about the class in a timely manner; Submit final grades on-time.Essential

"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 English. 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 2018-2019 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 one hundred adjunct instructors to serve approximately 2,000 students each semester.

Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!

Applicants must be available to teach the courses face-to-face on the campus of Mat-Su College. No relocation expenses will be paid for adjunct instruction.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students taking English classes.

Required Experience:

Evidence of having successfully taught at least 6 credit hours of English classes at the college level is preferred.

Typical Education or Training:

Candidates must have a Master's degree in English. A Ph.D., or ABD (all but dissertation) in English is preferred.

Advertised:13 Jul 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

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