Term Assistant Professor of Project Management
Job No: 524474 Classification:Term Assistant Professor (F9) Grade:UNAC Grade 30 Work type:Faculty Full-time, Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage School/Business unit: UAA College of Engineering Location: Anchorage Categories: Engineering/Computer Science
PROJECT MANAGEMENT FACULTY NON-TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR The Department of Project Management at the University of Alaska Anchorage invites applicants for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in Project Management. The primary duty of this position is full-time teaching in the PMI-GAC accredited Master of Science Project Management program, Graduate Certificate in Project Management and Minor in Project Management and delivering professional training courses.
The primary duty of this position is full-time teaching in a PMI-GAC accredited Master of Science Project Management program, Graduate Certificate in Project Management, and Minor in Project Management. Courses may include graduate and undergraduate-level courses that prepare industry-ready project managers with technical, leadership, and strategic skills necessary for contemporary project managers in a wide spectrum of industry sectors and organizational contexts. Other duties include, but are not limited to, community service (including university, community, and professional); continuing the PMI-GAC accreditation process and other assessment activities; advising students; developing outreach programs to the larger community; assisting with curriculum development, program and faculty growth and development; participating on committees within the Project Management Department, College of Engineering, and university; and working cooperatively with Department and College of Engineering faculty and staff.
University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the largest of three universities in the University of Alaska system, serving nearly 20,000 students. Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, with an ethnically diverse population of 290,000, offers a lively intellectual and cultural life, including opera, symphony, theater, art events, and a variety of restaurants. Set between snow-capped peaks of the Chugach Mountains and ocean waters of Cook Inlet, the city offers ready access to state and national forests and parks, year-round outdoor recreation, and unsurpassed natural beauty. While located in Alaska, Anchorage enjoys a moderate climate with snowy but mild winters and pleasantly warm summers.
Within UAA's College of Engineering, the Project Management Department has an MS Project Management, MS Project Management + Leadership Concentration, MS Project Management+ Business Concentration, Graduate Certificate in Project Management, an Accelerated MSPM, and a Minor in Project Management. The UAA MSPM program is accredited by PMI- Global Accreditation Center (GAC). The department offers a comprehensive set of project management courses that develop technical, leadership, collaboration, and strategic skills necessary for contemporary project, program, and project managers across a wide spectrum of industry sectors and organizational contexts. The Department strongly promotes a respectful working environment and collegiality.
UAA's Project Management Department invites applicants for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in Project Management. The position is open to individuals with both full-time graduate level teaching experience and senior level project management industry experience. The successful candidate must hold a current Project Management Professional (PMP ®) credential or complete successfully within one year of employment.
The primary duty of this position is full-time teaching in the Project Management Department in the PMI-GAC accredited MSPM program, Graduate Certificate in Project Management and Minor in Project Management.
The College of Engineering endeavors to strengthen partnerships with our diverse communities to lead sustainable improvements to social, economic, and environmental conditions.
About University of Alaska Anchorage
The University of Alaska Anchorage is a premier university set in the heart of Alaska’s largest city and across the south-central region</a>; a place where culture, innovation and adventure converge. Roughly 12,000 students from all over the U.S. and 89 countries are currently pursuing their dreams at UAA. The unique location provides unparalleled access to valuable industry connections, Arctic research, outdoor recreation courses and more. Specialized academic programs facilitate a variety of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including groundbreaking educational opportunities that positively impact the surrounding communities and kick-start successful careers.
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