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Temp Part-time Faculty: Mechanical Engineering - req# 12692

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 10/7/2020
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 12692
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Temp Part-time Faculty: Mechanical Engineering

Posting Numberreq12692
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentLos Alamos Branch
Academic LocationLos Alamos Branch
CampusLos Alamos
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 LosAlamos Campus anticipates hiring Adjunct (Temporary, Part-time) Faculty to teach and/or develop LowerDivision Courses (100-200 Level) in Mechanical Engineering for the EngineeringDepartment in the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021 semesters.

Anticipated openings, potentially includethe following subject: Mechanical Engineering

UNM-LosAlamos is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico locatedapproximately 90 miles northwest of Albuquerque. UNM-Los Alamos emphasizesteaching excellence and offers academic transfer courses, as well as vocationaland technical courses to the citizens of Los Alamos County and northern NewMexico.

The EngineeringDepartment at UNM-Los Alamos is seeking qualified temporary part time faculty membersto teach lower division classes in various disciplines as specified above. UNM-LAinstructors are responsible for all aspects of any class they are teachingincluding 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 Chair. Details of employment can be found online inthe UNM-Los Alamos Faculty Handbook.

Positionsare contingent upon need each semester as determined by student enrollmentlevels, current course offering matrix, and demand driven by graduationrequirements. Positions may be filled oreliminated each semester up to the deadline for students to drop or addcourses. Candidates who are selected forthese positions will report to Department Chair, Mario Velardi.

Wages

AdjunctFaculty in the UNM LOS ALAMOS CAMPUS are currently compensated on the basis oftheir credentials and credit hour course loads, as follows:
Credentials Rateper Credit Hour
Masters $744
PhD $796


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in MechanicalEngineering for which you are applying are determined by Higher LearningCommission’s accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met by one of theseways:
1. Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering OR
2. A master’s degree or higher in a discipline other than Mechanical Engineering, and successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in Mechanical Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution
2. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
3. Online teaching experience
4. Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Application InstructionsIn order for your application to be considered, please submit all of the following materials in UNMJobs at https://unmjobs.unm.edu1.All unofficial academic transcripts2.Resume or CV. Please include the names and contact information of three professional references3.Letter of Application that explains: a) how your credentials and experience meet the minimum and preferred qualifications listed in this posting; b) your teaching philosophy; and c) your availability to teach face-to-face and/or online classes.For best consideration please apply by this date: For Fall Semester 2020, June 1, 2020; For Spring Semester 2021, September 1, 2020; For Summer Semester 2021, February 1, 2021.

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 9/1/2020. 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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