Posting Number req28693
Employment Type Faculty
Faculty Type Lecturer
Hiring Department Gallup Branch
Academic Location Gallup Branch
Campus Gallup
Benefits Eligible The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary PLEASE NOTE: This position is for the UNM Gallup Branch, located in Gallup, NM, approximately 138 miles west of Albuquerque, NM.The University of New Mexico-Gallup invites applications for a Lecturer II in Nursing to provide instruction for a cohort of high school seniors interested in Health Careers.  We are one of four branch community colleges of the University of New Mexico and serve approximately 2200 students.  Located in Gallup NM, approximately 138 miles west of Albuquerque, UNM-Gallup is situated in the Four Corners region and near the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo and Hopi Reservation.  The city of Gallup has a population of 22,000 and the surrounding areas provide an abundance of outdoor recreational activities, various museums and extraordinary cultural vibrancy, while maintaining a small-town feel.

UNM-Gallup serves a hugely diverse student population with 100+ full time and part-time faculty members.  We are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission offering Associate degrees, selected Bachelor’s degrees, Career Technical Education certificate programs, and adult basic education (ABE/GED), workforce training and personal enrichment courses.  UNM-Gallup serves multiple high school populations including McKinley Academy, Middle College High School and the Center for Career and Technical Education.

It is an exciting time to join our faculty as we are expanding our programs, engaging with our community, establishing multiple endowments and grant opportunities while hiring a substantial cohort of new faculty.  Lecturers at UNM-G have career advancement opportunities that are outlined in the UNM Faculty Handbook and faculty union collective bargaining agreement.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 4-5 course load, each semester, in the area of Health Careers and/or Nursing, maintain an active service record (as defined by the UA-UNM CBA), participate in monthly Division meetings and execute other relevant duties as agreed upon in conjunction with the division chair in an annual faculty-chair agreement.  In addition, the selected candidate will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through actively practicing inclusive behavior and proactively managing bias.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing, EMS/Paramedicine, Nutritional Sciences or other health related fields

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Experience teaching at the secondary level
  • Demonstrate ability to work with groups in a collaborative atmosphere
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application Instructions Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.A complete application consists of: 1. an updated curriculum vitae; 2. letter of interest; 3. academic transcript(s) sufficient to assess qualifications; 4. Teaching philosophy; 5. Diversity statement; and 6. Three professional references that includes the names, title, email and contact information. Each of these items MUST be uploaded for applicant consideration. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Finalist selected for interview will be required to give a 20-minute teaching demonstration on a relevant subject of their choice.

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 Consideration This position will remain open until filled.
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.