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CC Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Department Contact

Department Contact Information

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

Department Contact Name Judith Cox-Tindol
Department Contact Title HR Ops Unit Coord
Department Contact Phone 575-234-9208
Department Contact Email

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700097F
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
General Information of Campus and Unit

NMSU Carlsbad is a two-year branch community college of New Mexico State University and is independently accredited by the North Central Association. For 1998, 1999, and 2000, NMSU Carlsbad was the only two-year college in the state to be recognized consecutively by Quality New Mexico. NMSU Carlsbad has a student population of approximately 2,000 students, approximately 41 full-time faculty members, 63 part-time faculty members and 72 full-time staff members.

Position Number 399931
Position Job Title CC Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing
Rank Instructor, Assistant Professor
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Position Summary
  • The successful applicant will have full-time teaching responsibilities in the areas of psychiatric, fundamentals, and pediatric nursing.
  • The position includes the teaching of theory and clinical nursing and assisting with curriculum development.
    Teaching assignments are on a 9-month contract and includes 15 credit hours per semester in addition to duties associated with advising students, professional development, curricular enhancement, institutional governance, mentoring part time faculty and community opportunities are expected.
  • Assume duties and responsibilities required of all faculty members including evening and weekend instruction as needed.
Required Qualifications

*Master’s degree in Nursing
*Current New Mexico license, or a compact state license, or eligibility to obtain a New Mexico license to practice as a registered nurse.

  • Two (2) years clinical experience in an acute care setting.
    Finalists will be asked to demonstrate their teaching skills during the interview process.
Preferred Qualifications (optional)
  • Clinical teaching experience
    *Successful experience in teaching at the college level
    *Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated commitment to the community college philosophy of education
  • Show an appreciation for and understanding of the unique needs of student in both academic and vocational disciplines.
Special Requirements of the Position
Special Instructions to Applicants
Campus/Work Site NMSU Carlsbad Branch
Appointment Status Regular, Full-time
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0
Appointment Base Academic
Posting Date 08/29/2017
Closing Date 09/30/2017
Target Salary Rate $46,228.08 to $51,081.50 Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding No
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * 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)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

    (Open Ended Question)