Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty C& J

Posting Numberreq3899
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentCommunication Journalism (839A)
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’s Department of Communication and Journalism anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach undergraduate level courses in the Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Fall 2019 Semesters. Anticipated openings potentially include the following subject areas, among others:

  • Introduction to Mass Communication

  • Media Theories

  • History of Media

  • Media Criticism

  • Media Theory and Research

  • Media Management

  • Media Ethics and Law

  • Introduction to Media Writing

  • Multimedia Visual Communication

  • Writing and Editing for Multimedia Journalism

  • Web Design

  • Interviewing

  • Video Journalism

  • Photojournalism

  • Audio Journalism

  • Magazine Writing

  • Design and Visual Presentation

  • Intermediate Reporting

  • Multimedia Production

  • Advanced Multimedia Journalism

  • Introduction to Strategic Communication

  • Creative Concepts

  • Strategic Writing

  • Strategic Social Media

  • Strategic Planning and Campaign Development

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 Chair of the department.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

To teach courses as described above, applicants must meet the Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met in one of the two following ways:

Ability to demonstrate tested experience (Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of professional experience in the discipline or sub field for which you are applying) that Communication and Journalism has determined to be equivalent to a Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield

OR

Bachelor’s degree or higher in a discipline related to but other than that for which you are applying, and successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. An earned master’s degree in multimedia journalism, strategic communication, media studies, or a related field from an accredited institution.

  2. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution.

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

  4. Recent or current affiliation with or employment by professional multimedia journalism or strategic communication organizations in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe metropolitan area. Such affiliation, which must be referenced in your cover letter and CV, can be either as a freelance or permanent employee for New Mexico-based media entities such as (but not limited to) the Albuquerque Journal, the Santa Fe New Mexican, New Mexico PBS, KUNM, commercial television or radio stations, city- or state-focused magazines, or local advertising/marketing, public relations, or social/digital media, agencies.

Application InstructionsA complete application consists of the following:1.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 and Preferred Qualifications criteria described above. 2.Curriculum vitae or resume3.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.

For Best ConsiderationThis posting will remain active until 4/15/2018. 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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