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Adjunct Faculty - Department of Business

New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 26, 2021

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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
Adjunct Faculty - Department of Business

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 Business: Accounting, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, and Marketing.

Availability depends on the needs of the university each semester: therefore, you may not be contacted immediately.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate or graduate per course class(es) synchronously or asynchronously. 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.

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
Online - In the State of New Mexico

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

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 will be contacted in conjunction with an interview and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the interview. For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact: Dr. D. Veena Parboteeah 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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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * Please describe the attributes that will make you a strong candidate for this position

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  3. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  4. * Please select your primary discipline of research and instruction.
    • Economics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
    • General Business
    • Hospitality Management
    • Human Resources
    • Information Systems Management
  5. * Briefly list your area(s) of research or teaching expertise.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
Optional Documents
  1. License/Certificate


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