Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Medical Assisting
The School of Allied Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) seeks an individual who will work in a collaborative/interdisciplinary teaching environment in the delivery of Allied Health courses within the UAA Medical Assisting AAS/Exam Prep programs. The faculty member appointed to this position will provide didactic education to Allied Health students with an emphasis on Medical Assisting related courses. The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials: CMA (AAMA). This position supports the University of Alaska bipartite mission of performing teaching and service.
This position is a part-time, term, at the rank of Term Instructor or Assistant Professor. The appointment period is nine months, from August to May, each academic year. This position is responsible for: (1) teaching, (2) directing student learning and assessing student progress in achieving the requirements of the program in the appropriate learning domains, and (3) course revision, academic assessment, curriculum improvement, text evaluation, academic advising, program development and University committee participation.
Submit a cover letter to include a description of previous activities representing and working with members of underrepresented groups; curriculum vitae/resume; statement of inclusion and equity for mentoring, advising, and teaching diverse student population; copy of transcript verifying highest degree; copy of current CMA (AAMA) certification; names and contact information for three professional references; and any additional supplemental documents to support your application to http://careers.alaska.edu (http://careers.alaska.edu).
UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We especially encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity present in our community and student body. UAA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.