APU is a small, private liberal arts university known for experiential and project-based learning. The university campus is in Anchorage, Alaska, a diverse city and home to more than 300,000 residents. APU offers a unique set of bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate level degrees, with emphasis on Alaska-critical and globally-relevant issues. APU embraces competency development and cultural relevancy throughout the curriculum, fostering high-level intellectual and practical skills, wide-ranging knowledge of science, cultures, and society, and an active commitment to personal and social responsibility. APU aspires to become a Tribal university. Honoring Alaska’s Indigenous heritage, exemplifying excellence and preparing paths for educational attainment and student success, the University is committed to growing innovative programs that are responsive to the workforce needs of Alaska, as well as growing Alaskan and Alaska Native professionals from within the state.
The Program Area
The Institute offers graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates. They include: an undergraduate certificate in Alaska Rural Management; AA in Business Administration; BA in Business Administration & Management; Master of Business Administration with optional concentrations in Health Administration and Finance, Executive MBA in Strategic Leadership; Executive MBA in Information & Communication Technology; graduate certificate in Investments; and graduate certificate in Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship. We also offer certificates in Alaska Native Executive Leadership designed to build managerial capacity for Alaska corporations.
Duties of the Position
Full time contract carries a 9-month teaching load of 24 credit hours per year (typically, 3-4 courses per semester). Teaching assignments may cross undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities include teaching, academic advising, program development and university committees. All faculty are encouraged to grow professional recognition through scholarship, research, consulting, and/or other endeavors appropriate to their chosen field. Faculty are expected to participate in outcomes assessment, curriculum development, and other university wide faculty governance activities as necessary.
Part time positions will carry responsibilities according to the load level. For example, half time appointment will require12 credit hours of teaching load over the 9-month contract period.
Rank and Salary
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and prior experience, and is proscribed by a university-wide salary range. APU is a non-tenure college; faculty are eligible for multi-year appointments after initial contracts.
Date of Appointment
Spring 2019 or Fall 2019
At time of appointment, preferred earned doctorate or terminal degree in
Business Administration or related field; Master’s level acceptable with professional experience.
Application Process & Deadline
Please apply on line at Alaska Pacific University Career Opportunities. Please complete the Application for Employment – up through the “How did you hear about us?” section as well as the Background Check forms. The rest of the form may be skipped as education and experience will be included in your Curriculum Vitae (CV). The Equal Opportunity Self Report is optional. Please upload your CV (in a .txt, .doc, .docx, or .pdf) at the end of the application form. Additional documents, noted below, should be emailed to email@example.com. If your CV exceeds 4 MB, please include it with the other documents.
In addition to a CV, interested candidates should send: 1.) a letter of interest describing how the
applicant’s professional and pedagogical goals fit with APU’s dedication to experiential and
project-based learning; 2.) unofficial copies of all academic transcripts; 3.) if available, examples
of teaching effectiveness and/or pedagogy; 4.) names of three references. Please submit
materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct questions about the position to Dr. Yaso Thiru,
Director of the Institute of Business & Public Policy, Alaska Pacific University,
email@example.com, 4101 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508. Applications reviewed as
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