Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty- Religious Studies

Posting Numberreq4461
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentReligious Studies Prgm (902A)
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 Department of Religious Studies anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the fall 2018, spring 2019, and summer 2019, semesters. Anticipated openings include the following courses, among others:

  • 230-Hebrew Scriptures
  • 232-Christian Scriptures
  • 263-Eastern Religions
  • 264-Western Religions

The Department of Religious Studies is seeking qualified temporary part time faculty members to teach undergraduate level classes in various subjects as specified above. 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 department.

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 Program Director, Dr. John Bussanich.


Minimum Qualifications:

1. PhD degree in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Two years professional experience in the appropriate discipline or subfield

2. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution

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

Application InstructionsA complete application consists of the following materials: * 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 Qualifications criteria described above.* Curriculum Vitae * Names and contact information of 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 5/22/2018. 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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