Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty- African American Studies

Posting Numberreq5449
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentAfrican American Studies (800A)
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

UNM Africana Studies Program anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach undergraduate level courses in the Fall 2018, Spring 2019 semester and possibly Summer 2019.

Anticipated openings, potentially include the following subject areas among others:

  • Creative Writing in the Black Literary Tradition
  • Afrofuturism
  • Survey of African American History
  • Blacks in The Southwest

The Department is seeking qualified temporary part time faculty members to teach undergraduate level classes in various disciplines as specified above. 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 Director of Africana Studies.


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 Director of Africana Studies, Dr. Charles E. Becknell, Jr

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

1.Master’s Degree or higher in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. MFA in Creative Writing or MA in History or similar specialization.

2. Two years successful teaching experience at a post secondary institution.

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

Application InstructionsA complete application consists of the following:* 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.

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 7/13/2018. 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.

Application Instructions

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