Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty CNST

Posting Numberreq8486
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’ Construction Technology Department invites applicants for Temporary Part time Faculty positions (Adjunct) to teach lower division courses. These positions will be hired on an as needed basis dependent on student enrollment, course offering matrix, and graduation requirements. Potential courses include (but not limited to) the following lower division courses:

CNST 111-Introduction to Welding (This course serves as an introduction to welding with a concentrated emphasis on developing techniques required in the profession of welding. In this introductory course we will focus on the technique of Arc Welding)

CNST 117-Principles of Oxyacetylene Welding (This course serves as an introduction to Oxyacetylene Welding with a concentrated emphasis on developing techniques required in the profession of oxyacetylene welding, due to the simplicity of the equipment compared to other welding methods)

CNST 109 Plumbing Theory I

CNST 114 Solar Adobe

CNST 118 Alternative Building Construction

CNST 124 Sustainable Energy-Photo Voltaic Systems

CNST 126 Photovoltaics

CNST 127 Introduction to Solar Technology

CNST 137 Alternative Building and Construction

CNST 174 Design for Green Building

One welding course is specific to Questa Independent School District for Fall 2019. Please note that in your application if you are applying to the Questa location.


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:

1. BA/BS in the field and/or a combination of education, training and tested experience. Training and experience could include the following: 3-5 years professional experience in the field and/or certifications/credentials in the field of Construction Technology (specific to your subfield).

Preferred Qualifications

1. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution

2. Successful teaching in a community college environment

3. 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: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Cover Letter indicating which courses and/or disciplines you are interested in teaching; the days/times you are available to teach.3. Unofficial graduate level transcripts

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 4/19/2019. 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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