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Retained-Term Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology

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

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
Retained-Term Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology

Contingent Faculty

Classification Title
Retained Term

Position Summary

New Mexico Highlands University is accepting applications for a nine-month, ½-time position in Clinical Psychology, beginning Fall 2023. Responsibilities include teaching a load of 12 credit hours per academic year, including graduate courses in Introduction to Neuropsychology, Neuropsychological Assessment, Personality Assessment, Practicum, or other assigned courses within the prescribed curriculum. Relevant teaching experience, clinical experience, clinical supervision experience, research experience, and publications will be given favorable consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities

Faculty contractual duties include, but are not limited to:
• Teaching (teaching load of 12 credit hours per academic year);
• May be assigned to teach evening and/or Saturday classes, courses via Zoom, and/or develop and teach online synchronous or asynchronous courses;
• Hold office hours as required;
• Advise students on academic and vocational curricula;
• Serving as second reader for graduate student thesis research;
• Participating in the review of non-thesis track written portfolios and the administration of clinical oral exams;
• Attending psychology department faculty meetings;
• Serving as a liaison to clinical practicum opportunities and supervisors within the community;
• May supervise graduate assistants or work study students;
• Maintain regular attendance;
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• EDUCATION : Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, or related field ( ABD will be considered). • LICENSURE : New Mexico psychology license required
• EXPERIENCE REQUIRED : Evidence of teaching and research potential.
o Teaching experience
o Clinical supervision experience
o Experience with research and publications;
o Experience with Distance and Technology Education delivery systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Skill and expertise in the classroom;
• Ability to use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy;
• Ability to work effectively with a culturally-diverse student body

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

For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Thomas Brooks (505)454-3375 or

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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