Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty - Film and Digital Arts

Posting Numberreq8844
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentFilm and Digital Arts (568A)
Academic LocationCollege of Fine Arts
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

The Department of Film and Digital Arts within the College of Fine Arts anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters. Openings potentially include the following subjects:

Game Design or Development, Producing, Promotional Video, Video Production, Visual Effects, Animation, Screenwriting, Virtual Reality, Cinematography, Directing, Editing, Film History, Introduction to Film Studies, and other film and digital arts related production topics, or film history and criticism topics.

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 Department Chair.

Adjunct Faculty in the college of Fine Arts are currently compensated on the basis of their credentials and credit-hour course loads.

Best Consideration Dates
For best consideration please apply by these dates:
July 1, 2019 for fall 2019 semester
November 15, 2019 for spring 2020 semester


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. Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield; or

2. Successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield; or

3. Ability to demonstrate tested experience that the Department of Film and Digital Arts has determined to be equivalent to a Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in a post-secondary institution
  • Significant professional experience in film or digital arts, in the subfield for which you are applying
  • 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 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/or experience satisfies the Minimum Qualifications criteria4.Three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills, and experience.

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 7/1/2019. 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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