Job Description

Open Rank, Engineering

Posting Numberreq6296
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentValencia Branch
Academic LocationValencia Branch
CampusValencia
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

The University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is accepting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor (dependent on qualifications) of Engineering, which is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. The position begins August 12, 2019.

Located about 30 miles south of Albuquerque in rural Valencia County, the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is a two-year branch community college associated with the University of New Mexico. With an emphasis on teaching excellence, Valencia Campus offers vocational and technical courses as well as academic transfer courses to the citizens of Valencia and northern Socorro counties. The faculty and staff serve a student body of approximately 2,300 each semester.

Summary of duties and responsibilities: Provide 15 credit hours (load units) of classroom instruction in engineering, computer science, and mathematics courses during each of Fall and Spring semesters. Responsibilities include maintaining attendance, scholastic, and student records, as well as posting and maintaining office hours, some of which will occur in the Learning Commons. Also, there is expected participation in college committees, curriculum development initiatives, outcomes assessment, professional development (directly related to teaching field), classroom technology training, division or program projects, and other areas of service and scholarship as appropriate. Responsibilities may include participation in Undergraduate Research initiatives related to current grant awards (as applicable).







Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in an Engineering field.

· One to two years of experience teaching introductory, Freshman-level Engineering courses at a post-secondary institution.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Ph.D. or ABD (all but dissertation) in Engineering or closely related field.

· Two or more years’ experience teaching a wide range of engineering, computer science, and/or mathematics courses at a two-year, post-secondary college.

· Commitment to and potential for service and professional development.

· At least 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics.

· Experience working with computer-based instruction, calculators and other technology in the classroom.

· Experience teaching online or hybrid/blended courses.

· Experience as a practicing engineer.

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

Application InstructionsTo Apply: Submit an application through UNM Jobs at https://unmjobs.unm.edu, which includes:* A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae, including degrees earned, lists of courses taught, teaching awards earned, and list of references (must include 3-5 references to contact); * Unofficial transcripts;* A cover letter indicating the REQ# and information explaining how candidate meets minimums or preferred requirements;* A statement that describes the candidate's teaching philosophy; and* Documentation of teaching excellence to include two student, peer, and/or supervisor evaluations.

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 1/18/2019. 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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