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Faculty positions

Taking on a faculty position at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is an invitation to be part of a pioneering academic community at the forefront of exploration and discovery. Amidst the majestic wilderness of Alaska, joining UAF means embracing a commitment to academic excellence, research innovation, and community collaboration. As a faculty member, one has the privilege of not only shaping minds but also contributing to the understanding and preservation of the unique environmental and cultural heritage of the region. The opportunity to engage with students and colleagues in such a dynamic and inspiring setting makes the journey at UAF both intellectually stimulating and personally fulfilling.

(from left) Carrie Baker, Professor and Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Dept. of Theatre and Film, Maya Salganek, Director of FRAME and Associate Professor, Film/Video Arts, and Da-ka-xeen Mehner, Professor of Native Art and Department Chair, take a photo before the faculty processional during the University of Alaska Fairbanks 2023 Commencement Ceremony at the Carlson Center Saturday, May 6, 2023. | UAF Photo by Eric Engman
  Term Assistant Professor, Justice
Job #527159

Open until filled

Full-time
On campus, Remote, Hybrid, Remote within Alaska


The University of Alaska Fairbanks Justice Department is seeking a motivated individual to be part of a progressive, nationally-ranked academic program with a strong student base and opportunity to expand upon course offerings as a Term Clinical Assistant Professor (bipartite).


  Assistant Professor of History
Job #527795

Open until filled


Full-time

On campus

The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Liberal Arts, Department of History is seeking qualified applicants with expertise on Asia in the world with interest in the circumpolar North. Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in History and graduate courses in the Arctic and Northern Studies Program, and mentoring students.

 
  Assistant Professor of Indigenous History
Job #527507

Open until filled


Full-time
On campus

The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Liberal Arts, Department of History is seeking qualified applicants with expertise in Indigenous History with a preferred emphasis on the circumpolar North. The responsibilities of this position support the University of Alaska Fairbanks' tripartite mission of teaching, research, and service. 

  Assistant or Associate Professor of Journalism, Tenure Track
Job #527539

Open until filled


Full-time

On campus

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Journalism: Science and the Environment invites applications for one tenure-track position (nine-month appointment) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Journalism, beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.


  Temporary Adjunct Faculty - CLA (Non credit)
Job #524872

Applications close 30 June 2024


Temporary, Non-credit

On campus, Remote, Hybrid, Remote within Alaska

Subject areas include but are not limited to: Anthropology, Art, Communication, English, Foreign Language, Global Studies, History, Journalism, Justice, Linguistics, Music, Northern Studies, Philosophy & Humanities, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Theater & Film, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
 
  Temporary Adjunct Faculty - CLA (for Credit)
Job #524871

Applications close 30 June 2024

Temporary, for credit
On campus, Remote, Hybrid, Remote within Alaska

Would you like to teach courses within the College of Liberal Arts? The University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Liberal Arts is accepting applications for adjunct faculty members for the upcoming academic year 2023-2024. You could teach a course in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and languages. Apply here!

 

 

 

Staff positions

Joining the staff at the University of Alaska Fairbanks offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the operational excellence and vibrant community of America's Arctic university. As a staff member, become an integral part of the university's mission to support students, faculty, and researchers in their pursuit of knowledge and innovation. Working in the heart of Alaska's stunning landscape adds an extra dimension to the role, fostering a sense of connection to both the academic community and the natural world. The collaborative and inclusive environment at UAF provides a rewarding experience for staff members to make meaningful contributions and grow both personally and professionally.

The CLA Dean team poses for a photo on a snowy day | UAF Photo by Eric Engman
  Fiscal Technician
Job #527168

Open until filled


Full-time
On campus

Would you like to work with UAF's College of Liberal Arts’ staff, faculty, and students as a part of the Dean’s Team? Are you organized, good with numbers and enjoy working with people? Then apply here and snatch up this exciting opportunity!


 
 

 

 

Student positions

Taking a student job at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work experience while pursuing your academic goals. Student jobs offer a chance to develop skills, build relationships, and contribute to the university community. Additionally, being part of UAF's campus provides unique access to resources and opportunities, all while experiencing the beauty and adventure of Alaska firsthand. This combination of academic and professional growth in such a dynamic setting makes a student job at UAF an enriching and rewarding experience.

Student assistant Kirsten Olson collects specimens from the stacks at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. | UAF Photo by Todd Paris
  Student Assistant Positions - CLA
Job #524339

Applications close 28 April 2024


On campus, Remote, Hybrid, Remote within Alaska


Interested in working for the College of Liberal Arts? We have a variety of Student Assistant positions available throughout the academic year. Starting rate is $14.38 per hour. Apply here.




 
 

 

 

 

Volunteer positions

Whether supporting events, assisting with administrative tasks, or engaging in outreach initiatives, volunteers play a crucial role in advancing the mission of CLA and enhancing the overall student experience. Volunteering provides a chance to develop skills, build relationships with faculty and staff, and make a positive impact on campus life. Embracing this opportunity allows individuals to be an active part of fostering a vibrant and inclusive learning environment within the liberal arts community at UAF.

UAF alumni burger booth volunteers pause for a photograph during UAF Day at the Tanana Valley State Fair in August. | UAF Photo by JR Ancheta
  Department of Theatre & Film Productions

The Department of Theatre & Film is seeking volunteers to work at their productions. Typically they can use assistance in the Costume Shop, Scene Shop, Electrics, Scenic Painting, Box Office, Ushering. 

Email them and let them know what you're interested in.