Job Description

Temp Part-Time Faculty - Criminal Justice

Posting Numberreq9067
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentGallup Branch
Academic LocationGallup Branch
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

Job Posting for Temporary/Part-TimeAdjunct Faculty in Criminal Justice

University of New Mexico Gallup Branch anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty toteach in the Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020 semesters in the Business &Applied Technology Division to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200Level).

Anticipated openings potentially includethe following subjects:

Introduction to CriminalJustice, Fitness I, Defense Tactics, Administration of Justice, Introduction toCriminology, Forensics Science, Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and CommunityRelations, Criminal Investigations, Constitutional Criminal Procedures,Introduction to Corrections, Controlled Substances, Traffic Control andAccident Investigation, Police Procedures and Police Tactics, Juvenile Justiceand Delinquency, Criminal Justice Internship, Topics inCriminal Justice.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is forthe UNM-Gallup Branch, located in Gallup, NM, approximately 130 miles west ofAlbuquerque, NM.

UNM-Gallup is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico locatedapproximately 130 miles west of Albuquerque. The University of New Mexicoestablished branch colleges to provide the highest quality of education forstudents pursuing post-secondary education at different locations throughoutthe state. Branch colleges respond specifically to the unique needs andmulticultural backgrounds of their respective communities by offering communityeducation programs, career and technical education including certificate andassociate degree programs, and transfer programs that prepare students forupper division entry into colleges and universities.

The Business & Applied Technology Division at UNM Gallup Branch is seekingqualified temporary part-time faculty members to teach lower division classesin various courses or topics as specified above. UNM-Gallup instructors areresponsible for all aspects of any class they are teaching including but notlimited to meeting with the class during assigned times that may include online,evenings and/or weekends, content delivery, assignment development, gradingassignments, reporting of grades, and assessment of student learning asoutlined by the department chair.

Positions are contingent upon need each semester as determined by studentenrollment levels, current course offering matrix, and demand driven bygraduation requirements. Positions may be filled or eliminated eachsemester up to the deadline for students to drop or add courses. Candidates who are selected for these positions will report to theDivision Chair.

Credentials Rate per Credit Hour
Bachelor, less than 12 College teaching $701
Bachelor, plus 12 hours Collegeteaching $736
Masters, less than 12 hours Collegeteaching $736
Master, plus 12 hours College teaching $775
Terminal Degree, less than 12 hours College teaching $812
Terminal Degree, plus 12 hours College teaching $846

Best Consideration Dates:

August 15, 2019 for Fall 2019 Semester
September 30, 2019 for Spring 2020Semester



For Defensive Tactics, Fitness I, and Police Procedures and Police Tactics classes:

  • Department of Public Safety (DPS) certified instructor in areas of concentration.

For other courses:

  • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law or related field.
  • Certified Law Enforcement with at least three (3) years experience OR Department of Public Safety (DPS) certified instructor in area of concentration.


  • Master’s degree in CriminalJustice or related field.
  • One (1) year documented teaching experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion,and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Transcript(s) sufficient to assess Minimum Qualifications 3. Cover Letter indicating which courses and/or disciplines you are interested in teaching; the days/times you are available to teach; and how your education and/or satisfies the minimum qualifications criteria 4. Three (3) professional references who can speak directly to your relevant knowledge, skills and experience.

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 3/31/2020. 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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