Teach courses in Anthropology concentration including, but not limited to: Introduction to Archaeology, Fieldwork in Archaeology, and Anthropological Theory. Ability to teach other courses within the concentration is a plus (i.e. Forensic Anthropology, Ethnographic Field Methods, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, or Linguistic Anthropology).
Teach courses in Winthrop University’s innovative General Education Program, including HMXP102, an interdisciplinary course.
Undertake research in the discipline and promote undergraduate research.
Participate in departmental, college, and university service, including student advising.
Be an interested and congenial participant in an interdisciplinary department.
Employment Conditions: A 9-month, renewable non-tenure track appointment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Position Availability: August 15, 2018
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The Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a related field) is required for appointment at the Assistant Professor level.
Specialization areas among the areas listed above.
Evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to student learning.
Evidence of an ongoing program of research.
Application Deadline: November 10, 2017. Application materials received after the deadline may be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been found.
Applications should consist of:
letter of application
a teaching philosophy statement
course evaluations for up to two courses
a research agenda statement
all graduate transcripts
two professional letters of reference
Applications must be submitted electronically to Interfolio.
Search Committee Chair/Anthropology Program Coordinator
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