Job Description

Assistant Professor - Nursing

Posting Numberreq12544
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentGallup Branch
Academic LocationGallup Branch
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

This position is for the UNM GallupBranch located in Gallup, NM, approximately 138 miles west of Albuquerque, NM

The University of New Mexico Gallup (UNMGallup) is one of four branch community colleges of the University and servesapproximately 2,500 students. Gallup has a population of approximately 22,000 and the area provides an abundance ofoutdoor recreational opportunities within some of the most beautiful red rockcountry in the Southwest. Located near the Navajo and Zuni Pueblo Reservations,this campus has one of the largest percentage Native American student body ofany public university campus in the world. UNM Gallup is fully accredited bythe Higher Learning Commission, offering Associate degrees and Career Technicalcertificate programs, adult basic education (ABE and GED), workforce training,and personal enrichment courses. There are approximately 61 part-time and 67full-time faculty members.

The UNM Gallup Branch, Nursing Department,invites applicants to apply for a nine (9) month faculty tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Nursing to begin in Fall 2020. Applicant must be prepared to teachfifteen (15) credit hours or the equivalent per semester in skills lab andclinical settings as well as duties such as scheduling and coordinatingclinical experiences program wide. Duties include development andevaluation of curricula, accreditation preparation, maintaining scheduledoffice hours, attendance at faculty and departmental meetings, participation incampus committees and performance of other duties consistent with the role of acommunity college faculty member. The selected candidate will have astrong commitment to teaching, scholarly activities and professional service aswell as experience in community coordination and outreach.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Two or more years clinical nursing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Nursing, Education, or other related field
  • Experience teaching adults at the college level
  • Demonstrated ability to work with groups in a collaborative atmosphere
  • Additional experience in specialties, such as medical/surgical, pediatric, obstetric or psychiatric nursing, preferable within the last two years
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

To apply, please attach the following required materials to your online application in UNMJobs at https://unmjobs.unm.edu1. Curriculum Vitae;2. Transcript(s) sufficient to assess minimum qualifications;3. Cover Letter; and4. Three (3) professional references who can speak directly to your relevant knowledge, skills and experience. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Finalist selected for campus interview will be required to give a 20 minute teaching demonstration on a Nursing topic of their choice.

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 ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 4/24/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

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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