Job Description

SIPI Adjunct Faculty - General Education

Posting Numberreq9638
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentProvost Office Staff (688A)
Academic Location
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico is seeking candidates for Temporary Part-Time Adjunct Faculty to teach General Education courses at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) during the fall 2019 and spring 2020 trimesters. Located on Albuquerque’s Westside at 9169 Coors Blvd NW, SIPI is a National Indian Community College and Land Grant institution serving American Indian and Alaskan Native students. The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute prepares culturally diverse students as life-long learners through partnerships with tribes, employers, and other organizations. SIPI establishes a strong educational foundation for student success.

We are currently recruiting for Adjunct Faculty to teach courses in:

Communication, Mathematics, Laboratory Science, Social/Behavioral Select Science, Humanities, and Fine Arts. More detailed course information can be found in the SIPI Catalog.

These positions involve:

  • Developing and conducting classroom activities, including lectures, audio-visual materials, group discussions, laboratory assignments, and other educational practices for the classroom.
  • Developing lesson plans and other guides required to meet the goal of training and leading students in their field of academic study.
  • Developing and implementing evaluation plans to demonstrate learning outcomes.
  • Assessment of student outcomes for courses and programs.
  • Maintaining statistical records/data of student proficiency and attendance and other records consistent with course objectives and college policies.
  • Adjunct Faculty are required to hold one office hours per course per week and may participate in departmental meetings.
  • A background security investigation and fingerprint check by the Bureau of Indian Education is required.

All applicants are encouraged to apply for this vacancy, special consideration will be given to Native American applicants.

For Best Consideration

For best consideration, please apply by the following dates:

For fall 2019 Trimester, apply by August 20, 2019

For spring 2020 Trimester, apply by October 15, 2019


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in the discipline or sub-field to be taught;
  • Two years' teaching experience at an undergraduate/post-secondary level in in the discipline or sub-field to be taught.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel applications; ability to navigate online data management systems, including entering grades and attendance.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application InstructionsTo apply please submit:Resume or CV and Cover LetterIf you are the successful candidate, you will be asked to provide Official Transcripts.Note that your Cover Letter must indicate which discipline(s) you are interested in teaching, times you are available to teach and how your education and experience satisfies the qualifications described above.These positions are located at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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 8/20/2019. 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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