UNM: Chicana/o Studies Lecturer III


Chicana/o Studies
Lecturer III

The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a lecturer position to begin in August 2020. This is a full-time position with specialization in Chicana/o Studies. Applicants must have a PhD in Chicana/o Studies or a related field such as but not limited to American Studies, Anthropology, English, Ethnic Studies, History, Sociology, or Spanish by date of appointment. For best consideration, all application materials must be received by December 15, 2019.

Applications must show evidence of skill in university level teaching and experience in online teaching. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity through their teaching, research, and service. Our hire will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses required for our online BA degree and our graduate certificate. Advising undergraduate students in our online BA degree is an expectation. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chicana/o Studies or a related field by date of appointment (August 1 2020).
  • Experience teaching online courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strength in teaching at the university level.
  • Knowledge of online course design and pedagogy.
  • Ability to mentor diverse students at the undergraduate level.
  • Ability to contribute to core areas in the department
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities

To apply, please access the University of New Mexico’s online application system at https://www.unmedu/jobs and apply for posting requisition # 11090. Only applications submitted through this website can be considered. Applicants should pay extra attention to the “Special Instructions to Applicants,” which detail all the required elements that must accompany the application. A complete application consists of (1) a letter describing the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the minimum and preferred criteria; (2) a current curriculum vita that contains the full names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references; (3) one sole- or lead-authored sample of scholarly writing; (4) a two page statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogy; and (5) two sample syllabi.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position must provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM. For best consideration, all required application materials must be received by December 15. We will only consider complete applications. The position will remain open until filled. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search committee chair Michael Trujillo at arael64@unm.edu. Inquiries about the online application process can be directed to the search coordinator, Department Administrator Antoinette Rael. The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, and those from underrepresented groups.





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