Temp Part-time Faculty: Accounting

  • University of New Mexico
  • Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description

Temp Part-time Faculty: Accounting

Posting Number

Employment Type

Faculty Type

Hiring Department
Los Alamos Branch

Academic Location
Los Alamos Branch

Los Alamos

Benefits Eligible
Adjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.

Position Summary

UNM Los Alamos Campus anticipates hiring Adjunct (Temporary, Part-time) Faculty to teach and/or develop Lower Division Courses (1000-2000 Level) in Accounting for the Business Department in the Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023 semesters.

Anticipated openings include the following subjects: Principles of Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Introduction to Income Tax.

UNM-Los Alamos is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico located approximately 90 miles northwest of Albuquerque. UNM-Los Alamos emphasizes teaching excellence and offers academic transfer courses, as well as vocational and technical courses to the citizens of Los Alamos County and northern New Mexico.

The Business Department at UNM-Los Alamos is seeking qualified temporary part time faculty members to teach lower division classes in various disciplines as specified above. UNM-LA instructors are responsible for all aspects of any class they are teaching including but not limited to meeting with the class during assigned times, content delivery, assignment development, grading assignments, reporting of grades, and assessment of student learning as outlined by the Department Chair. Strong preference is given to candidates who reside in New Mexico. Classes may be offered on-line or in person, depending on circumstances.

Further details of employment can be found online in the UNM-Los Alamos Faculty Handbook: https://losalamos.unm.edu/instruction/faculty-handbook/index.html

Positions are contingent upon need each semester as determined by student enrollment levels, current course offering matrix, and demand driven by graduation requirements. Positions may be filled or eliminated each semester up to the deadline for students to drop or add courses. Candidates who are selected for these positions will report to the Division Chair, Sarah Fisher, who may be contacted at sfisher2@unm.edu.


Adjunct Faculty in the UNM LOS ALAMOS CAMPUS are currently compensated on the basis of their credentials and credit hour course loads, as follows:

Credentials Rate per Credit Hour
Masters $829.11
PhD $886.95


Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in Accounting for which you are applying are determined by Higher Learning Commission's accreditation requirements for faculty, and must be met by one of these ways:

1. Master's Degree in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying


2. A master's degree or higher in a discipline other than that for which you are applying, and successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield for which you are applying

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution

2. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

3. Online teaching experience

4. Terminal degree in the discipline or subfield (Ph.D., MFA, etc.)

5. New Mexico residence

Application Instructions
In order for your application to be considered, please submit all of the following materials in UNMJobs at https://unmjobs.unm.edu1. All unofficial academic transcripts;2. Resume or CV. Please include the names and contact information of three professional references;3. Letter of Application that explains: a) how your credentials and experience meet the minimum and preferred qualifications listed in this posting; b) your teaching philosophy; and c) your availability to teach face-to-face and/or online classes.For best consideration please apply by this date: For Fall Semester 2022, June 1, 2022; For Spring Semester 2023, September 1, 2022; For Summer Semester 2023, February 1, 2023.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best Consideration
This posting will remain active until 6/1/2022. Anyone who applies for a position under this posting will automatically be considered for openings in subsequent semesters unless they indicate in their cover letter that they are not interested in teaching in specific semesters.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.