Job Description

Temporary Part-time Faculty: Political Science

Posting Numberreq6694
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentValencia Branch
Academic LocationValencia Branch
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position SummaryThe UNM-Valencia Campus is seeking candidates for temporary, part-time faculty to teach Political Science courses, both online and face-to-face. This will be a continuous recruitment starting in the spring 2019 semester. The posting will remain open and applicants will be selected as needed per semester. For best consideration for the spring please apply by 11/1/2018 for spring, and 04/01/2019 for summer.

Located about 30 miles south of Albuquerque in rural Valencia county, the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico which functions as a community college in the region and is designated a Hispanic Serving Institution. With an emphasis on teaching excellence, Valencia Campus offers academic transfer programs, technical vocational programs, Adult Basic Education, and Dual Credit High School/College courses to Valencia and Socorro Counties. The faculty and staff serve a student body of over 2,000 credit students per semester.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Political Science
  • One year post-secondary teaching experience in the topic

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year each of online and classroom reaching experience in the field at the community college level
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
    Application InstructionsInclude:Cover Letter (specify which semester, and type of application (face-to-face or online), CV, Unofficial Transcript, and copy of most recent syllabus used in a related course.

    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 4/1/2019. 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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