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Temp Parttime Faculty: Geography & Environmental Studies - Spring 2021 - req# 13881

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 11/17/2020
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary,Seasonal
Job Reference #: 13881
Keywords: teaching

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Temp Parttime Faculty: Geography & Environmental Studies - Spring 2021

Posting Numberreq13881
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentGeography (860B)
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 Geography and Environmental Studies anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach various geography courses in the Spring 2021 semester as needed.

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies is seeking qualified temporary part time faculty members to teach undergraduate level classes as needed. 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. Due to constraints posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the course must be delivered in an online format.

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 Chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Dr. Chris Duvall.


Minimum Qualifications:

To teach courses as described above are determined by Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met by one of these ways:

1. Master’s Degree or higher in Geography.

2. A Master’s degree or higher in a discipline other than Geography, and successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in Geography or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. An earned doctorate in Geography.

2. Successful teaching experience in post-secondary geographic education.

3. Two years’ professional experience in social-environmental aspects of energy development and/or management.

4. 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:* Cover Letter indicating the courses 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 * A list of names and contact information of three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and experience. Please contact Nathan Holscher at or (513)348-8408 with inquiries.

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 11/16/2020. 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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