Close date: Applicants must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on March 15, 2017 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. Position is open until filled.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Education invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Secondary Education. The successful candidate will join a small, energetic, and culturally responsive department, teaching courses, supervising interns, and conducting research as a faculty member of our Secondary Teacher Preparation Program.
Alaska’s more than 200 small, rural and remote villages provide special challenges, and provide unique research opportunities with culturally diverse populations.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks, founded in 1917, is the flagship campus of the University of Alaska System. It is the nation’s northern most Land, Sea and Space Grant institution. Located in interior Alaska, Fairbanks is the state’s second largest city with over 90,000 residents in the greater Fairbanks, area. Situated between the White Mountains and the Alaska Range, Fairbanks is 120 miles north of Denali National Park offering wilderness access in a spectacular natural environment, excellent schools, world-class cultural and recreational opportunities, with a relaxed, high quality of live. The city enjoys long sunny days during the summer, with temperatures frequently exceeding 70 degrees. The shortened winter days allow excellent views of the aurora borealis, cross-country skiing and other winter activities are available.
Ability to work collaboratively with other members of a small department and secondary school personnel. The successful candidate will be expected to establish defined research agendas and to advise and work with graduate students on graduate committees. Willingness to teach courses via distance delivery methods. Interest in issues that impact diverse populations both rural and urban.
Three years successful secondary classroom teaching experience.
Typical Education or Training:
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or a closely related field by December 1, 2017.
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:
- A cover letter describing how the candidate’s educational background and professional experience meet the required and preferred qualifications for the position and addressing program of research, including achievements and future plans;
- A curriculum vitae;
- Transcripts showing highest degree earned (unofficial transcripts may be submitted; official transcripts will be required prior to an offer); and,
- Three letters from professional references.
Review Date: Applicants must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on March 15, 2017 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. Position is open until filled.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Represented Faculty UNAC
This position is part of the United Academics union (UNAC) and is subject to union dues as a condition of employment in a collective bargaining unit.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/
If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact UAF Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7700.