September 28, 2017 - The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Northern New Mexico College invites applications for a nine (9) month, non‐tenure‐track visiting faculty position with a contract starting January 2018 to teach Humanities, Social Sciences, and Pueblo Indian studies courses in our unique B.A. in Integrated Studies program. This will be a one‐year appointment, with a possible one semester extension.
The ideal candidate will teach courses in an integrated program, typically Psychology and Humanities or perhaps Native American Studies, depending upon qualifications.
Northern New Mexico College (NNMC) is a public two‐year and four‐year degree granting institution founded in 1909 by the New Mexico Constitution. NNMC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. NNMC operates from two campuses in Espanola and El Rito and serves an average of 1,000 students per semester.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Teach four (4) courses per semester;
- Attend departmental and college meetings;
- Student Advising.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Humanities, Psychology or American Indian Studies.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: a) Ph.D. in the areas sought, b) expertise in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, particularly in the area of addiction and/or multicultural counseling, c) one (1) year of teaching experience in Higher Education, d)experience in contexts of mental health treatment and experience in an integrated studies program.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Successful teaching experience or demonstrated ability (especially with culturally diverse students);
- Interest in, or experience within integrative or inter‐disciplinary programs;
- Knowledge of principle and indigenous methods for curriculum and training design;
- Experience with a variety of teaching resources, media and technologies, including computer‐ aided instruction and/or online instruction technologies;
- Ability to articulate and support the NNMC philosophy with a strong commitment to teaching and learning in an academic setting.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include 1) a letter of interest addressing required and preferred qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) copies of graduate transcripts, 4) three letters of recommendation (two of which focus on the applicant’s teaching ability and potential), and 5) a statement of teaching philosophy.
SALARY: Based on credentials and experience.
While the position will remain open until filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit a complete application package by Friday, Oct. 9, 2017.
Required application materials should be sent to: email@example.com
References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the interview.
Northern New Mexico College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.