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Temp Part-Time Faculty - Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Posting Numberreq8405
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentGallup Branch
Academic LocationGallup Branch
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

Job Posting for Temporary/Part-Time Adjunct Faculty in Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

University of New Mexico Gallup Branch anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020 semesters in the Education, Health & Human Services (EHHS) Division to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200 Level).

Anticipated openings potentially include the following subjects: 

Emergency Medical Responder Skills

Emergency Medical Responder Lecture

EMT Basic/EMT Skills

EMT Basic/EMT Lecture

EMT Intermediate/AEMT Skills

EMT Intermediate/AEMT Lecture

First Aid, CPR, AED

BLS/Healthcare professional CPR

Advance Cardiac Life Support

Pediatric Advance Life Support

EMT Clinical

EMT Intermediate Clinical

All Lab Organization/Support

Introduction to EMS Systems Course/Lecture/Online

PLEASE NOTE: This position is for the UNM-Gallup Branch, located in Gallup, NM, approximately 130 miles west of Albuquerque, NM.

UNM-Gallup is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico located approximately 130 miles west of Albuquerque.  The University of New Mexico established branch colleges to provide the highest quality of education for students pursuing post-secondary education at different locations throughout the state. Branch colleges respond specifically to the unique needs and multicultural backgrounds of their respective communities by offering community education programs, career and technical education including certificate and associate degree programs, and transfer programs that prepare students for upper division entry into colleges and universities. 

The EHHS Division at UNM Gallup Branch is seeking qualified temporary part-time faculty members to teach lower division classes in various courses or topics as specified above. UNM-Gallup instructors are responsible for all aspects of any class they are teaching including but not limited to meeting with the class during assigned times that may include online, evenings and/or weekends, content delivery, assignment development, grading assignments, reporting of grades, and assessment of student learning as outlined by the department chair.

Positions are contingent upon need each semester as determined by student enrollment levels, current course offering matrix, and demand driven by graduation requirements.  Positions may be filled or eliminated each semester up to the deadline for students to drop or add courses.  Candidates who are selected for these positions will report to the Division Chair.


Credentials          Rate per Credit Hours
Bachelors                        $701
Masters                           $736
PhD                                 $812

Best Consideration Dates
April 30, 2019 for Summer 2019 Semester
June 30, 2019 for Fall 2019 Semester
October 31, 2019 for Spring 2020 Semester


Minimum Qualifications:

  • UNM Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Academy Approved EMT/EMS Instructor Coordinator.
  •  Current New Mexico Emergency Medical Technician Certification (AEMT/Paramedic).
  • Current Basic Life Support (CPR) Card.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years professional EMS experience.
  • Experience teaching EMS/EMT classes.
  • Experience with program design/methodology.
  • Basic Life Support (CPR) Instructor.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working broadly diverse communities.
Application InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Transcript(s) sufficient to assess Minimum Qualifications 3. Cover Letter indicating which courses and/or disciplines you are interested in teaching; the days/times you are available to teach; and how your education and/or satisfies the Minimum Qualifications criteria 4. Three professional references who can speak directly to your relevant knowledge, skills and experience.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationThis posting will remain active until 3/31/2020. Anyone who applies for a position under this posting will automatically be considered for openings in subsequent semesters unless they indicate in their cover letter that they are not interested in teaching in specific semesters.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.