Visiting Assistant Professor

New Mexico State University

United States

June 30, 2022

Description

Department Contact

Department Contact Information

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position

Department Contact Name Dr. William Maio

Department Contact Title Associate Professor Department Contact Phone 575-646-4017 Department Contact Email wmaio@nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 2200044F

Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants General Information of Campus and Unit

New Mexico State University invites you to apply to be a part of a diverse, dynamic and welcoming learning and working environment in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico. Southern New Mexico features an average of 294 days of sunshine annually, making NMSU ideal for job-seekers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and bird-watching. NMSU is committed to sustainability through improving and maintaining the quality of human life while preserving the integrity, stability, and beauty of ecological systems for the future. We are looking for student-centered employees with a passion for success. NMSU invites you to take the first step to your successful and rewarding career by applying today.

NMSU is New Mexico's land-grant and space-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution dedicated to teaching, research, public service and outreach. In addition, the NMSU system includes a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, Cooperative Extension Service offices located in each of New Mexico's 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. New Mexico State University is the institution of choice for more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries.

The City of Las Cruces is the second largest city in New Mexico and is located in Doña Ana County, approximately 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas, and 225 miles south of Albuquerque. Las Cruces is the economic and geographic center of the Mesilla Valley, the agricultural region on the floodplain of the Rio Grande which extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso, Texas. The Organ Mountains, 10 miles to the east, are dominant in the city's landscape, along with the Doña Ana Mountains, Robledo Mountains, and Picacho Peak. Las Cruces lies within a short driving distance of the Mexican border at Santa Teresa, as well as many other locations in the broader borderland region.

Geography, climate, demographics, and ambiance of Las Cruces and NMSU combine to offer a truly excellent place to thrive. Family members will discover a warm, open community that offers an attractive array of activities and outdoor recreation, amenities, services and opportunities, whether they are looking for top-notch education, meaningful employment, or simply a safe and comfortable place to live.

Position Number T98280 Position Job Title Visiting Assistant Professor Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Position Summary

Applicants with teaching interests in Biochemistry are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience teaching Biochemistry for majors and non-majors, metabolism, and/or Molecular Biology will be strongly considered for this position.

Required Qualifications

A Master's or doctorate in Biochemistry or related scientific field and experience teaching biochemistry at the undergraduate level

Preferred Qualifications (optional) Special Requirements of the Position Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness (limited to 3 pages), and a diversity and inclusion statement (1 page). Applicants must also include copies of undergraduate and graduate course transcripts, and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted through the application portal. Applications lacking required components may not be reviewed.

Campus/Work Site Appointment Status Regular, Full-time Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0 Appointment Base Academic Posting Date 04/15/2022 Closing Date 06/30/2022 Target Salary Rate Competitive Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding No Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) 08/15/2022 Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional) 05/16/2023

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
  • Other Dept Specific Document
  • Faculty Teaching Statement
  • Faculty Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness/Evaluations
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Where did you become aware of this position opening?
  • NMSU Website
  • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
  • Albuquerque Journal
  • Chronicle of Higher Ed
  • New Mexico Department of Labor
  • Other (If other please answer next question)
  • If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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