Job Description

Open Rank, History

Posting Numberreq6728
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentValencia Branch
Academic LocationValencia 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

The University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is accepting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor (dependent on qualifications) of History, 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 in the area of History. Participating in classroom technology training, middle school and high school outreach activities, and faculty professional development related to student engagement and instruction may be required. Other responsibilities are maintaining student records, posting and maintaining office hours, and participating in curriculum development, outcomes assessment, college committees, professional development, departmental projects, and college/community service.


Minimum Qualifications:

· Master’s Degree in a field of History.

· One year of community college/two-year college teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Ph.D. in a field of History.

· Experience in online teaching and learning.

· Demonstrated commitment to professional development, such as attending or presenting at workshops or conferences or publishing.

· Experience with curriculum development and/or assessment

· 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, which includes:* A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae, including degrees earned, lists of courses taught, teaching awards earned (if applicable), 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* A copy of a recent syllabus in a related course

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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