Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty

Posting Numberreq12127
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 SummaryThe UNMReligious Studies Program is hiring a part time instructor to teach one course eachduring the Fall semesters of 2020 and 2021. These courses will be on topicsrelevant to the study of Catholicism, with an approach grounded in the methodsof religious studies or related fields, including but not limited to history andliterature.

TheReligious Studies Program is seeking a qualifiedpart time instructor to teach an upper level undergraduate course once peracademic year, during the Fall semester, for the next two years. The coursesoffered during this period will be on subjects related to Catholicism, andmight treat Catholicism in the United States or in other parts of the world. Thecourses must be grounded in the methods and approaches of religious studies orrelated fields. Instructors are responsible for all aspects of the course theyare teaching including but not limited to meeting with the class during assignedtimes, content delivery, assignment development, grading assignments, reportingof grades, and assessment of student learning as outlined by the program.

Positionsare contingent upon need each semester as determined by student enrollmentlevels and other factors. Positions may be filled or eliminated each semesterup to the deadline for students to drop or add courses. The candidates selectedfor this position will report to the Program Director, Dr. Kathleen Holscher.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters in Religious Studies or related fields, including but not limited to history and English literature, completed by start date of the hire, with demonstrated expertise relevant to Catholicism.
At least two years post-secondary teaching experience in religious studies, or a related field, at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related fields, including but not limited to history and English literature, completed by start date of the hire, with demonstrated expertise relevant to Catholicism.
Demonstrable excellence in teaching.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with 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.

A complete application consists of the following materials: 1.Cover letter describing how your education and experience satisfies the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above, as well as how they pertain to the course or courses that will be taught. 2.An up-to-date curriculum vitae. 3.A draft syllabus for one course, including proposed readings and assignments. 4.Names and contact information of three professional references who can speak to your 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.

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 3/17/2020. 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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