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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
Lecturer in English - Dual Credit

Per-Course Faculty

Classification Title
Per Course

Position Summary

Teach one dual-credit section of composition in fall 2021. The course is three credit hours, and pay for the one-semester appointment is $2,850.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teach one in-person section of dual-credit composition at West Las Vegas High School. The curriculum for the course will adhere to the standards of NMHU’s composition program.

Minimum Qualifications

M.A. in English

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

M.A. in English from New Mexico Highlands University

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of and experience in teaching NMHU English classes

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) Official copies of advanced degree transcripts. Online application must include names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. References will be contacted in conjunction with an on-campus or zoom interview and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on-campus interview. 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
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  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
Optional Documents
  1. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail

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