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Per Course Faculty

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 25, 2022

Posting Details

About NMHU

Highlands University is an open admissions university with over 70% Hispanic, Native American or African American with nearly 40% studying at the Master’s Degree level. The university is committed to student success and improved retention and graduation rates. NMHU serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus in Las Vegas, NM (one hour east of Santa Fe) and another 1300 students at centers in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, and Albuquerque. For more information about the university, visit the website at

Position Information

Job Title
Per Course Faculty

Per-Course Faculty

Classification Title
Per Course

Position Summary

Teach undergraduate or graduate per course class(es) in the following disciplines in the Department of Media Arts & Technology: Visual Communications, Visual Concepts, Imaging History & Production, Typography, Color Theory, Principles of Multi-Media, Graduate Studio, Graduate History of Media, Graduate Media Theory, History of Design, Digital Photography, or other courses as necessary in the department.

Availability depends on the needs of the university each semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate or graduate per course class(es) synchronously or asynchronously, as needed. Evaluate students. Participate in trainings and orientations. Hold regular office hours. Become proficient with Banner and Brightspace, as well as use of Zoom technology, depending on assigned course.

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in the discipline and/or a master’s degree with 18 hours in a related discipline. Graduate level courses require a terminal degree in the field of study.

New Mexico Highlands University has implemented a mandatory COVID -19 vaccine requirement for NMHU students and employees. For detailed information, visit Coronavirus ( COVID -19) information – New Mexico Highlands University (

Preferred Qualifications

Prior teaching experience at college level and/or terminal degree desired.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of course content; ability to organize course material and deliver course content that takes into account student needs; ability to provide corrective feedback; ability to dedicate sufficient time to prepare for class and grade assignments.

Work Location
Las Vegas, NM Campus

Posting Detail Information

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Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application must include 1) A letter of application, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) Unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts, 4) Teaching philosophy, and 5) evidence of teaching. Online application must include names, phone numbers, and e‐mail addresses of three (3) professional references. References may be contacted in conjunction with an interview and official transcripts should be requested following approval to hire. For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact: Associate Professor/Chair of Media Arts & Technology, Angela Meron at For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003. New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
Optional Documents
  1. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  2. Media File
  3. Portfolio
  4. Teaching Philosophy

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