Careers with the School of Nursing

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Joining UAA’s School of Nursing is a unique opportunity to transform nursing education and make a significant impact on nursing practice in Alaska—while also immersing yourself in the adventure of life in the Last Frontier.

Alaska is a state of strong, caring communities, incredible natural beauty, and endless opportunities to make an impact. The School of Nursing is located within the UAA College of Health, which is leveraging significant resources to expand its academic programs and meet health workforce needs across the Alaska. The School of Nursing and the College of Health enjoy strong support from the University of Alaska system, health care providers and other community partners, and state government. We anticipate continued growth in the years ahead as we work to meet the state's growing need for nurses. 

The School of Nursing educates students for professional nursing practice locally and across the globe, and for productive citizenship and personal growth. The school offers a range of undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees, from the AAS in nursing science to the Doctor of Nursing Practice.

To learn more about our benefits, please visit the University of Alaska benefits site. If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact Betty Hernandez, Faculty/HR Services Specialist, at or (907) 786-0902

  • Faculty Positions
    Position Openings Description  Location 

    Term Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

    The School of Nursing at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking innovative, energetic professional to contribute to our Nursing Programs. We are seeking to fill a full-time Term Assistant or Associate Professor position as the program continues to grow, and the need for health care in the State of Alaska is significant. We are seeking to fill positions in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Kenai. Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Kenai

    Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

    The University of Alaska, School of Nursing (SON) is seeking applications for full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professors of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for the graduate programs. The SON seeks innovative, energetic professionals to contribute to our Psychiatric Mental Health-NP and DNP programs. We are seeking to fill two full-time positions as the program continues to grow to meet behavioral heath care needs in the State of Alaska Qualified applicants will be doctorally prepared (PhD or DNP) and certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health nurse practitioner. Anchorage
  • Adjunct Faculty Positions
    Position Openings Description  Location 

    Adjunct Faculty

    The School of Nursing is seeking applications for adjunct faculty. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of a contract. Many School of Nursing adjunct positions are clinically based assignments in Alaska, primarily in the Anchorage area. UAA faculty positions may be represented by a collective bargaining agreement. Anchorage

For student job opportunities, please visit UAA Career Services to search on-campus jobs and join Handshake, the University of Alaska’s career management platform for students.