Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty ARTS

Posting Numberreq12275
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentTaos Branch
Academic LocationTaos 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

UNM Taos anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 semesters in the Fine Arts Department to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (100-200 Level).

Anticipated openings potentially include the following subjects:

ARTS 141 : Introduction to Art and Ecology (3 credits)

This course introduces the student to three basic skills of an ecological art practice: research, making, and an immersion in ecological systems through poetic thinking, subversive action, and creative fabrication.

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 Sarah Stolar, MFA UNM-Taos Fine Arts Chair.


Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in the field or subfield 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:

  • Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield; or
  • Successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield; or
  • Ability to demonstrate tested experience that the Fine Arts has determined to be equivalent to a Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution
  • Successful teaching in a community college.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
  • Proficiency in online learning modules.
  • Expertise in PowerPoint or Keynote.
  • Expertise in the History of Art and Studio Art as it relates to Ecology .
  • An active record of professional achievements related to Art History - art criticism, curatorial projects, and/or community engagement.
  • Experience with College Assessment.
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

To apply, please submit the following materials:1.Curriculum Vitae2.Transcript(s) sufficient to assess Minimum Qualifications3.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 criteria4.Three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and experience.5.Sample Syllabus or 2-3 sample Essay/Test questions and/or Project Descriptions

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 3/27/2020. 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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