* Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment oran advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?YesNo Posting Open Date05/29/2020 RankAssistant/Associate Professor Duties and Responsibilities The selected candidate will be primarily responsible for teachingprogram curriculum in the area of Prelaw/Legal Studies, as well asupdating the program by creating new courses. In addition, theposition includes a responsibility to teach various courses in thelarger area of Political Science. The Faculty contractual dutiesinclude, but are not limited to conducting scholarly activities inhis/her particular field; developing and supervising interns andfield experiences in the judicial field; developing classroomsimulations such as Moot Court & Mock Trials; directing studentresearch, field projects, professional papers, and theses;demonstrating proficiency in various modes of distance education;advising discipline majors/minors, and performing other relatedduties as required. The successful candidate must have a strong academic background,which includes teaching law-related courses at the universitylevel; experience in teaching legal reasoning, written and oralarguments, and formal logic; an ability to do scholarly researchand proof of that ability with Peer-reviewed scholarlypublications. Classification TitleTenure Track The ideal candidate will have strengths in one or more of thefollowing areas: Tribal Governance/Law, Constitutional Law, TortLaw, Environmental & Natural Resources Law, or Civil RightsLaw. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?Public Job PostingInternal Job PostingAgency ReferralAdvertisement/PublicationPersonal ReferralWebsiteOther Documents Needed To ApplyRequired DocumentsCover Letter/ Letter of InterestCurriculum VitaeUnofficial Transcripts Conferring Required DegreeEvidence of Teaching and Research ExcellenceLetter(s) of RecommendationOptional DocumentsList of Three Professional References with Name, Address andE-Mail What is your Philosophy for serving students?(Open Ended Question)Please describe the attributes that will make you a strongcandidate for this position(Open Ended Question)Briefly list your area(s) of research or teachingexpertise.(Open Ended Question) Minimum Qualifications Posting Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Open Until FilledYes Posting NumberF180P Work LocationLas Vegas, NM Campus Quick Linkhttps://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/5741 Assistant/Associate Professor of Political Science or LegalStudies. The Department of History & Political Science offers aB.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Prelaw/LegalStudies and Liberal Arts, and a M.A. graduate program with aconcentration in Political & Governmental Processes. TheDepartment invites applicants passionate about teaching, research,and service to fill a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant/AssociateProfessor position beginning in Spring 2021. Posting Details Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). A complete application will include: 1) Letter of interestdescribing teaching, research and service, 2) University employmentapplication, 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) Official copies of advanceddegree transcript, 5) Three letters of recommendation, and 6)official teaching evaluations for the previous academic year. Formore information please contact Dr. Elaine Rodriquez, [email protected] For disabled access or services, call (505)454-3224. International applicants must be in legal status to workin the United States. NMHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Position Summary Job TitleAssistant/Associate Professor of Political Science or LegalStudies Preferred Qualifications A Ph.D. in Political Science or Legal Studies. Advanced ABD’swithin six months of completion of all Ph.D. requirements will beconsidered.