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Term Instructor/Assistant Professor Medical Assisting
University of Alaska Anchorage

Date Posted Mar. 13, 2023
Title Term Instructor/Assistant Professor Medical Assisting
University University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, AK, United States
Department UAA College of Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Medicine/Laboratory Medicine
    Allied Health Professions
    Health Sciences - General

Term Instructor/Assistant Professor Medical Assisting


  • Job No: 523991
  • Classification:Term Assistant Professor (F9)
  • Grade:UNAC Grade 30
  • Work type:Faculty Full-time, On Campus
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:
The School of Allied Health seeks an innovative, energetic individual who will work in a collaborative teaching environment in the delivery of Allied Health courses within the UAA Medical Assisting AAS/Exam Prep and Medical Office Coding OEC programs.

Teaching Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Core Curriculum including: Administrative and Clinical Procedures (didactic and laboratory) and Medical Office Practicum. Assessing student progress in meeting course and program learning outcomes. Additional duties include course development, textbook selection, academic advising, program development, accreditation tracking and reporting and University committee participation.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Clinical or academic teaching experience with medical assistants.
  • Commitment to student-center learning, student engagement and teaching excellence.
  • Experience working with diverse patient or student populations or in multicultural settings.
  • Knowledge of current Alaska Medical Assisting scope of practice.
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Computer literacy

Typical Experience:
Required Experience:
Minimum of an Associate's degree
Two years clinical and / or administrative experience in a healthcare setting
Ongoing professional development in healthcare

Preferred Experience:
Current Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA)
Bachelor's degree in a healthcare field
Experience in teaching clinical content in post-secondary and / or vocational technical education
Knowledge of education theory and techniques
Experience working with the local community

Required Education or Training:
Minimum of an Associate's Degree
Current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 9-month, faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

The review process for applications will be begin on 3/30/2023.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

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

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.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact LeeAnne Carrothers, Director of Allied Health, at or 907-786-6932.

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