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Biology Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, 9- month

New Mexico State University at Grants
Job Location:
Grants, 87020

New Mexico State University Grants, (located in Cibola County in Northwest New Mexico) is seeking qualified candidates for Biology Assistant Professor, Tenure Track 9-month position.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. ($53,000-$60,000) with an increment for candidates who are credentialed in more than one content area.

This is a tenure track nine-month faculty position located at the Grants campus. The individual will be responsible for teaching 15 credit hours per semester (Fall and Spring) to include Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Cellular & Human Biology. Teaching load may include day, night, offsite and possibly weekend classes. Responsibilities include maintaining attendance, academic, and student records, as well as posting and maintaining office hours as per NMSU policy; service on college committees; curriculum development; outcomes assessment; program recruitment; scholarly & creative work (related to teaching field or area of expertise); professional development other areas of service and scholarship, as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Biology, or a Master’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the Biology discipline.

2 years full-time teaching experience or the equivalent teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach Biology and another natural science area (Astronomy, Environmental Science, Physics, Geology and/or Nutrition).
  • Experience teaching nursing prerequisite science and lab courses such as Anatomy & Physiology I and II; Microbiology; and Cellular and Molecular Biology.
  • Experience teaching at the community college level.
  • Experience teaching online using the CANVAS learning management system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the role of the community college in education.
  • Experience implementing innovative teaching methods to improve student success and retention such as flipped instruction, coordinated studies, team teaching, active learning, or computer-aided instruction.
  • Experience working with students from diverse academic, age, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

Submission of application is fully online at:

Deadline for Application: October 6, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Position start date will be December 1, 2023. For information about the online application process contact Janie Gutierrez, NMSU Grants, (505) 287-6625,

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