Job Description

Temp Part-time Faculty-Chemistry

Posting Numberreq11252
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentChemistry Department (889A)
Academic LocationCollege of Arts & Sciences
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 Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology is seeking qualifiedtemporary part time faculty members to teach undergraduate level classes ingeneral chemistry discipline. The instructors areresponsible for all aspects of any class they are teaching including but notlimited to meeting with the class during assigned times, content delivery, assignment development, grading assignments, reporting ofgrades, and assessment of student learning asoutlined by the Chair of the department.

Positions are contingent upon needeach semester as determined by student enrollment levels, current course offering matrix, and demand driven by graduation requirements. Positions may befilled or eliminated each semester up to the deadline for students to drop or add courses. Candidates who are selected for these positionswill report to the Chair of the department.

Duties include teaching one or more large lecture class three times a week with enrollments >150 per semester. Coordination with colleagues on syllabus, assignments, etc. is expected, other departmental service is not required.


Minimum requirement:

To teach courses as described above are determined by Higher Learning Commission's accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met by one of these ways:

1. PhD Degree or higher in Chemistry or closely related field for which you are applying.

2. A master's degree or higher in a discipline related to but other than that for which you are applying, and successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying.

Preferred experience:

Two years professional experience in Chemistry

An earned doctorate from an accredited institution

Demonstrated expertise in teaching undergraduate general chemistry courses

A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and cooperation with faculty colleagues

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

Teaching faculty in CCB have aculture of continuously improving our teaching for better student learning.

Application Instructions* Cover Letter indicating the courses and/or disciplines in which you are interested in teaching; the days/times you are available to teach; and how your education and experience, satisfies the Minimum Qualifications criteria described above.* Curriculum Vitae* A list of names and contact information of three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and experience. Please note: Qualified applicants may be evaluated for potential interviews by the hiring official as new openings become available throughout the time period covered by this posting.

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 12/13/2019. 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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