Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty: Applied Science

Posting Numberreq4242
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentLos Alamos Branch
Academic LocationLos Alamos Branch
CampusLos Alamos
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 Los Alamos Campus anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019 Semesters in the APPLIED SCIENCE DEPARTMENT to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200 Level).

Anticipated openings, potentially include the following subjects:

Electro-Mechanical Technology

DC Circuit Analysis

Electronic Devices

Electronics Lab

3-D Printing


UNM-Los Alamos is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico located approximately 90 miles northwest of Albuquerque. UNM-Los Alamos emphasizes teaching excellence and offers academic transfer courses, as well as vocational and technical courses to the citizens of Los Alamos County and northern New Mexico.

The Applied Science Department at UNM Los Alamos is seeking qualified temporary part time faculty members to teach lower division classes in various disciplines as specified above. UNM-LA 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. Details of employment can be found online in the UNM-Los Alamos Faculty Handbook.

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 Department Chair, Barbara Yarnell.


Adjunct Faculty in the UNM LOS ALAMOS CAMPUS are currently compensated on the basis of their credentials and credit hour course loads, as follows:

Credentials Rate per Credit Hour

Bachelors $650

Masters $700
PhD $750


Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in Electro-Mechanical Technology: Including but not limited to courses in DC Circuit Analysis, Electronic Devices, Electronics Lab 3-D Printing and Robotics classes as described above for which you are applying are determined by Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met by one of these ways:

1. Bachelor degree in field or subfield for which you are applying including such fields as Electrical Engineering (EE) or Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Masters or PhD degree in the field or subfield for which you are applying.

2. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution or successful teaching in a community College

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

4. Online teaching experience

Application InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:1.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 experience, satisfies the Minimum Qualifications criteria described above.2.Curriculum Vitae3.Names and contact information of three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and experience. Please include on CV or Cover letter.4.Unofficial copy of all transcripts.For best consideration please apply by this date: April 27, 2018 for Summer term 2018May 30, 2018 for Fall Semester 2018September 1, 2018 for Spring Semester 2019

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 9/1/2018. 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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