Open Rank, English - req# 6512
Open Rank, English
|Faculty Type||Open Rank|
|Hiring Department||Valencia Branch|
|Academic Location||Valencia Branch|
|Benefits Eligible||The 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.|
The University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is accepting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor (dependent on qualifications) of English, 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 of classroom instruction per semester primarily in first-year composition. Course load may also include 100 and 200-level writing courses, such as, but not limited to, expository writing, literature, grammar, and technical writing. Holding a portion of office hours in the Tutoring Center to mentor and tutor students, participating in classroom technology training, participating in middle school and high school outreach activities and participating in faculty professional development student engagement and instruction. Other responsibilities are maintaining student records, posting and maintaining office hours as well as participating in curriculum development, outcomes assessment, college committees, professional development, departmental projects, and college/community service.
· Master’s degree in Composition, Rhetoric, or English (any related field).
· One year of post-secondary teaching experience in composition and documented teaching excellence in writing instruction.
· Terminal degree (PhD, MFA) or ABD (all but dissertation) in Composition, Rhetoric, or English (any related field).
· Successful experience teaching at least two years of successful post-secondary freshman writing courses.
· Expertise teaching such courses as technical/professional writing, advanced composition, grammar, and/or literature. Commitment to and potential for service and professional development.
· Experience teaching online courses.
· Demonstrated professional development, such as attending workshops or conferences or presenting or publishing about writing or literature.
· Experience with curriculum development and/or assessment
· A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
|Application Instructions||To 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 posting number and information explaining how candidate meets 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. |
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|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 1/18/2019. This position will remain open until filled.|
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