Job Description

Temp Part-Time Faculty - Nursing

Posting Numberreq4304
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-Time Adjunct Faculty at University of New Mexico Gallup Campus

UNM Gallup (UNM-G) Campus anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 semesters in the Nursing Program/Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS) Division to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200 Level).

Anticipated opening, potentially includes the following subjects:

Nursing concepts

Nursing skills

Adult health and illness theory

Pediatric health and illness theory

Maternal/child health and illness theory

Mental health and illness theory

Nursing pharmacology

Health promotion



PLEASE NOTE: This position is for the UNM-Gallup Branch, located in Gallup, NM, approximately 130 miles west of Albuquerque, NM.

UNM-Gallup is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico located approximately 130 miles west of Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico established branch colleges to provide the highest quality of education for students pursuing post-secondary education at different locations throughout the state. Branch colleges respond specifically to the unique needs and multicultural backgrounds of their respective communities by offering community education programs, career and technical education including certificate and associate degree programs, and transfer programs that prepare students for upper division entry into colleges and universities.

The Education, Health and Human Services Division at UNM Gallup Branch is seeking qualified temporary part-time faculty members to teach lower division classes in various courses or topics as specified above. UNM-Gallup instructors are responsible for all aspects of any class they are teaching including but not limited to meeting with the class during assigned times, content delivery, assignment
development, grading assignments, reporting of grades, and assessment of student learning as outlined by the department chair.

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

Adjunct didactic faculty in the Nursing Program/UNM-G are currently compensated on the basis of their credentials and credit hour course loads.

Best Consideration Dates, please apply by these dates:

April 30, 2018 for Summer Semester 2018

June 30, 2018 for Fall Semester 2018

November 30, 2018 for Spring Semester 2019

Recruitment Period:
This posting will remain active until February 28, 2019.


Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualifications must be consistent with Higher Learning Commission standards and compliant with the faculty hiring guidelines.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in nursing
  • Unrestricted active New Mexico RN License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in nursing
  • Two years of clinical nursing 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 in UNMJobs at 1. Curriculum Vitae2. Transcript(s) sufficient to assess minimum qualifications3. Cover Letter indicating what discipline you are interested in teaching; the days/times you are available to teach; and how your education and experience satisfies the minimum qualifications criteria.4. Three (3) professional references who can speak to your directly 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 4/30/2018. 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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