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Temp Part-Time Faculty - English

Posting Numberreq8455
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 English

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

Anticipated openings potentially include the following subject: 

* English – Developmental English and English Composition

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 Arts & Sciences 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 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.

Adjunct Faculty in the Arts & Sciences are currently compensated on the basis of their credentials and credit hour course loads, as follows:

Credentials                                                                          Rate per Credit Hours
Masters, less than 12 hours College teaching                     $736
Master, plus 12 hours College teaching                               $775
Terminal Degree, less than 12 hours College teaching      $812
Terminal Degree, plus 12 hours College teaching              $846

Best Consideration Dates
For best consideration please apply by these dates:

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


Minimum Qualifications

Developmental English

o  Master’s degree with 21 hours of course work (undergraduate or graduate) in Composition/English/Linguistics/Language Arts

Composition English

o  Master’s degree in English, TESL or Education with an emphasis on English or some closely related field.
o  At least one semester of teaching experience at the Community College Level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Developmental English

o  Three years successful teaching experience at the college level, adult learners, or non-traditional students.
o  A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working broadly diverse communities.

Composition English

o  ABD or PhD in English, TESL, or education with an emphasis on English or closely related field.
o  At least one (1) year of successful teaching in a community college.
o  Ability to work with groups in a collaborative atmosphere.
o  A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working broadly diverse communities.

Application Instructions To 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 experience 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.