Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty: Special Education

Posting Numberreq9034
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentDepartment of Special Education (971A)
Academic LocationCollege of Education
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 Special Education seeks to hire temporary part-time faculty to teach courses in Special Education for academic year 2019-2020.

The Department of Special Education is committed to tackling issues that are of significant educational importance to families and their sons and daughters with disabilities. The mission of the UNM Special Education Department supports the primary goal of increasing the number of fully credentialed, highly-qualified special education professionals who will provide services to children with disabilities throughout the state of New Mexico.

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 Special Education Chair.

Selected candidate may be required to submit a current districtspecific fingerprint background check for one or more school districts in whichsupervision may occur.

Qualified candidates from all underrepresented groups are encouraged toapply.

These positions will remain open until filled.

For best consideration, please apply by these dates:

  • June 15, 2019 for Fall Semester 2019
  • November 18, 2019 for Spring Semester 2020
  • April 17, 2020 for Summer Semester 2020
QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

1) Doctorate in Special Education or a closely related field by contract start date.

Preferred Qualification:

1) Postdoctoral scholarly work in an area relevant to the course.

2) Demonstrated excellence in teaching PreK-12.

3) Demonstrated excellence in teaching adult learners.

4) A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.


Application Instructions Please attach cover letter, CV, transcripts, and list of 3-5 professional references in your application.

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 6/15/2019. 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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