Instructor in Criminal Justice


Posting Details


Job Title Instructor in Criminal Justice Rank Instructor Classification Title Term Position Summary

New Mexico Highlands University. The Department of Sociology. Anthropology and Criminal Justice invites applications for a part time term instructor position in Criminal Justice beginning August 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

Faculty contractual duties include, but are not limited to, teaching, holding office hours and advising students. The teaching load is 15 credits per academic year.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: (1) M.A. or M.S. in criminal justice, criminology, sociology or a related field, (2) demonstrated/potential excellence in teaching and (3) experience teaching hybrid/online courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: (1) PhD in one of the aforementioned disciplines (2) experience teaching criminal justice courses online, (3) previous success working with diverse student populations and (4) experience using D2L/Bright space and Zoom.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The candidate must be prepared to teach online synchronous and asynchronous courses. The candidate must be prepared to hold office hours on a regular basis and work with Admissions on recruiting initiatives.

Work Location Online - In the State of New Mexico
Posting Number F213P Posting Open Date 04/06/2021 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit letter of interest, CV, samples of 2 syllabi & contact information for two professional references in online application.
Link to apply for posting: http://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/3417. For inquiries on the posting please contact Dr. Gloria Gadsden, 505-454-3209 gygadsden@nmhu.edu. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3224.

Quick Link https://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/6485 Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
  5. Samples of Syllabus
  6. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  3. Statement of Philosophy


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