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Temp Parttime Faculty: Anthropology - req# 4131

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 2/20/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 4131
Keywords: teaching

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Temp Parttime Faculty: Anthropology

Posting Numberreq4131
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentLos Alamos Branch
Academic LocationLos Alamos Branch
CampusLos Alamos
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

UNM Los Alamos Campus anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019 Semesters in the GENERAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200 Level).

Anticipated openings, potentially include the following subjects:


UNM Los Alamos is committed to providing the highest quality education for its students. Drawing upon its greatest asset, the human and physical resources of Los Alamos, its programs shall be threefold:

1. Two-year academic transfer programs.
2. A wide ranging program of community education responsive to the needs of the region.
3. Associate degree programs with emphasis on those technical areas that have a nationally demonstrated demand and that use the distinctive Los Alamos expertise.

UNM-Los Alamos is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico located approximately 90 miles northwest of Albuquerque. UNM-Los Alamos emphasizes teaching excellence and offers academic transfer courses, as well as vocational and technical courses to the citizens of Los Alamos County and northern New Mexico.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

The General Studies Department at UNM Los Alamos is seeking qualified temporary part-time faculty members to teach lower division classes in various discipline as specified above. UNM-LA temporary part-time faculty members are expected to participate in outcomes assessment, assessing their own courses and participating in program assessment if the courses instructors teach are a key component in a degree certificate program.

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 Division Chair, Mickey Marsee.


Adjunct Faculty in the UNM LOS ALAMOS CAMPUS are currently compensated on the basis of their credentials and credit hour course loads, as follows:

Credentials Rate per Credit Hour

Masters $700
PhD Degree $750


Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in ANTHROPOLOGY for which you are applying are determined by Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met by one of these ways:

1. Master’s Degree in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying.

2. Successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying.

Suggested Preferred Qualifications:

1. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution OR Successful teaching in a community college

2. Successful teaching in both live and fully online courses

3. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

4. PhD in Anthropology

Application InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following:1.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 experience, satisfies the Minimum Qualifications criteria described above.2.Curriculum Vitae3.Unofficial transcripts of Graduate degree or courses4.Names and contact information of three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and experience. Please include on CV or Cover letter.For best consideration please apply by this date: April 4, 2018- for Summer 2018 SemesterMay 30, 2018- for Fall 2018 SemesterSeptember 1, 2018- for Spring 2019 Semester

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 9/1/2018. 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.

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