Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty-HHHA

Posting Numberreq12162
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty Type
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 the course Sacred Ceremonies in Summer 2020 and/or to teach/develop lower division healing arts courses (100-200 level) in Folk/Ancestral Medicine as part of the Holistic Health and Healing Arts Program under Integrative Health & Medical Massage.

Anticipated openings include the following subjects:

HHHA (Holistic Health and Healing Arts)201: Sacred Ceremonies: Healing Through Ceremony, Prayers, and Ritual

The 3-credit course "Sacred Ceremony: Healing Through Ceremony, Prayers, and Ritual" facilitates personal and spiritual development through classroom ceremonies, discussions, and a mindful curriculum that includes reading, journaling, one written paper, and one final project integrating the semester’s knowledge.

Positions are contingent upon need each semester as determined by student enrollment levels, the 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 Amber Burke, Holistic Health and Healing Arts Coordinator, and Kirstie Segarra, Director of Integrative Health and Medical Massage.


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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

2. Successful teaching in a community college.

3. Demonstrated ability to Web-enhance classes using Blackboard Learn.

4. Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, and student success in broadly diverse communities.

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/or experience satisfies the qualificiations listed above.4.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 4/1/2020. 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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