Term Assistant Professor of Power Tech w/Welding emphasis

  • University of Alaska Southeast
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • Apr 21, 2021
Full time Vocational & Technical

Job Description

 Job no: 516732
Classification: Term Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade: UNAC Grade 30
Work type: Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit: UAS Ketchikan Campus Director
Location: Ketchikan
Categories: Education/Instructional, Facilities/Skilled Trades


Teach courses and lead cohorts of students from start to finish through our Occupational Endorsement in Entry-level Welding. Class and syllabus preparation and creating/planning class projects that incorporate class-taught skills. Work with students individually, as needed, and train students in employment welding techniques. Hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. Be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum for delivery and other teaching modalities. Provide University and Community service.Essential

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.


  • Strong background in welding.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience working with private and public external constituencies.
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Previous teaching experience and willingness to work at variable times/days.


  • Two years of teaching experience at the community college or university level.
  • Industry-appropriate certifications, licenses, permits, and formal qualifications in welding, diesel, and/or industrial trade.


AAS in Welding or a combination of education and experience w/current relevant certifications. At least five years experience in the welding, diesel or other industrial field with increasing levels of responsibilities.

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, copies of required certificates/transcripts and contact information for three professional references with your application. To ensure consideration, please submit your application no later than May 17, 2021 at 11:55 PM Alaska Time. The first review of this posting will start on May 18, 2021. This posting will be open until filled.

  • To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

Term Position:

This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

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.

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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.

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