Instructor of Physical Education
New Mexico Highlands University ( NMHU ) is seeking a candidate for
a Term Instructor of Physical Education for Fall 2021 who is
committed to making a difference in the lives of college students
at an historic New Mexico University. This position will be
assigned to the main campus in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The primary
responsibilities of this position are to teach lower and upper
level courses, advise students, develop curriculum, and direct
practicum experiences, Courses could include physical education
topics/pedagogy, special populations, kinesiology, physical
activity, exercise science or other departmental courses based on
applicant’s educational and teaching background. The incumbent is
further expected to pursue scholarly activities and serve at the
University, local, state, regional, and national levels.
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent in this position will have responsibilities in the
area of teaching and advisement. Faculty contractual duties
include, but are not limited to: a) teach physical education
pedagogy courses for the undergraduate and/or graduate tracks, with
possible teaching assignments in other related areas, b) hold
office hours, c) advise students in courses.
Education: must have a Masters degree in physical education or
closely-related area. Ability to teach undergraduate courses
Interest and commitment to work with diverse populations.
Education: Terminal degree (doctorate) or ABD in physical education
or closely-related area preferred. Ability to teach graduate
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of course content; ability to organize course material
and deliver course content that takes into account student needs;
can provide corrective feedback; has sufficient time to prepare for
class and grade assignments; and ability using teaching technology
preferably Bright Space.
Las Vegas, NM Campus
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application must include 1) A letter of application
describing Teaching and research interests, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3)
Unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts, 4) Evidence of
teaching excellence, 5) Samples of syllabi. Online application must
include names, phone numbers, and e‐mail addresses of three (3)
professional references (familiar with applicants qualifications
for the position). References will be contacted in conjunction with
an on-campus interview. For more detailed information regarding the
position you may contact: Dr. Jay Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org. For
disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003.
New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Public Job Posting
- Internal Job Posting
- Agency Referral
- Personal Referral
- Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an
advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
- Please describe the attributes that will make you a strong
candidate for this position
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
- Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
- Letter(s) of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae
- Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
- Samples of Syllabus
- List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and