Visiting Professor Special/Gifted Education

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 5, 2023

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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
Visiting Professor Special/Gifted Education


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Position Summary

Visiting Professors are responsible for teaching curse in the Special/Gifted Education Department. This will be conducted via ZOOM with will be live-online.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position requires experience with collaboration and co-teaching as well as teaching diverse learners. Other responsibilities will be grading assignments, entering midterm and final grades, and answering emails from students and faculty. Also, there is required attendance at all Special/Gifted Education Department meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum requirements include a Doctoral degree in the area of Special Education or closely related area. The candidate will have two or more years of experience in the schools as a special education teacher or in related service. They will be capable of teaching and communicating with colleagues and students via electronic and digital modalities Demonstrated knowledge and experience in various teaching modalities including face-to-face, online, asynchronous, and blended learning. ABD will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the minimum requirements, the candidate will have five or more years of experience in the schools as a special education teacher or in related service.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

*See all above

Work Location
Las Vegas, NM Campus

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Documents Needed To Apply
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. License/Certificate
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