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Temp Part-Time Faculty - Fire Science

Posting Numberreq9418
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentGallup Branch
Academic LocationGallup Branch
CampusGallup
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 Fire Science at the University of New Mexico Gallup Branch

University of New Mexico Gallup (UNM-G) Branch anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters in the Business & Applied Technology Division to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200 Level).

Anticipated openings, potentially include the following subjects:

Incident Command Systems
Introduction to Structural Firefighting
Fireline Fitness
Fire Prevention
Principles of Emergency Services
Firefighter Health and Safety
Fire & Emergency Services Safety and Survival
Fire Prevention

PLEASE NOTE: This position is for the UNM-G 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 Business & Applied Technology Division at UNM-G Branch is seeking qualified temporary part-time faculty members to teach lower division classes in various courses or topics as specified above. UNM-G 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 evenings and/or weekends, online, 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.

Wages
Adjunct faculty are currently compensated on the basis of their credentials and credit hour course loads, as follows:

Best Consideration Dates, please apply by:
June 30, 2019 for Fall 2019 Semester
October 31, 2019 for Spring 2020 Semester

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor degree in the field.
  • Certified Firefighter with three (3) years experience.
  • Fire Service Instructor Level I
  • CPR/BLS Instructor Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • EMS Instructor certification
  • Certified fitness instructor
  • Successful teaching experience in wildfire and structural firefighting
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with 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 (3) 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.