Career Opportunities

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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 Kelsie Kingston, HR Coordinator, at

  • Faculty Positions
    Position Openings Description  Location 

    Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing (tenure track)

    The University of Alaska, School of Nursing (SON) is seeking applications for multiple tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing positions. We are seeking innovative, energetic professionals to contribute to our nursing education programs in Anchorage as well as our extended campuses statewide, which may include delivery via distance format. Anchorage

    Term Assistant 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 Professor position as the program continues to grow, and the need for health care in the State of Alaska is significant. Anchorage

    Term Clinical Instructor of Nursing

    The School of Nursing is seeking applications for a Term Clinical Instructor at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Come join this stellar team of faculty! Anchorage
  • Adjunct Faculty Positions
    Position Openings Description  Location 

    UAA School of Nursing - 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. Anchorage
  • Staff Positions
    Position Openings Description  Location 

    Program Support Specialist

    The School of Nursing is accepting applications for a Program Support Specialist position to assist with administrative functions and to provide support to faculty and students within the School of Nursing. Anchorage

    Front Office Assistant

    The School of Nursing is seeking applications for a Front Office Assistant. This position requires a dynamic, organized and focused individual to work closely with the School of Nursing Staff, as well as current and potential nursing students. Anchorage

    Nursing Skills Lab Manager

    The School of Nursing is seeking a professional, reliable and courteous individual to manage our Nursing Skills Lab. Additionally, this person must have a passion for healthcare and assisting in educating the next generation of Nurses in Alaska. 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.