Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Anthropology
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Cultural Anthropology
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Anthropology at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, seeks a full-time academic year adjunct lecturer (non-tenure track) in cultural anthropology for a one-year term beginning in Fall 2017. The selected candidate will be required to teach the equivalent of five quarter-long courses during the academic year with at least one course in each quarter, fall, winter and spring. Each quarter is 10 weeks long, with an 11th week set for final examinations. Courses may include Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Peace and Violence, Globalization and Culture Change, Peoples of Latin America, Religion in Culture and Society, or specific assignments will be made according to the academic qualifications of the individual and programmatic need.
Salary: Between $39,150-$41,550, depending on teaching experience. Benefits eligible.
(1) Ph.D. or ABD Anthropology (emphasis: Cultural Anthropology). (2) Demonstrated excellence in teaching cultural anthropology at the college level. (3) Demonstrated expertise in the specific topics covered in the courses. (4) Excellent communication skills.
Faculty responsibilities include teaching (95%) and service (5%), as specified by the Santa Clara University Faculty Handbook (sec. 3.6). Duties include but are not limited to:1. Planning and teaching lectures selected from ANTH 3: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology with experiential learning component, ANTH 12a: Peace and Violence, ANTH 150: Religion in Culture and Society, ANTH 159: Globalization and Culture Change, ANTH 185: Peoples of Latin America.2. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with assigned courses, including
a. Teach courses as assigned. Teaching a course typically includes developing the syllabus, assignments, readings, and course schedule before the course begins; developing appropriate teaching preparations for each class meeting; selecting course materials and ordering books; assigning and evaluating written work that aligns the course description and with course learning outcomes; conducting and appearing on-time for all scheduled class meetings; submitting course grades by quarterly deadlines; and administering all required course evaluations (numerical and narratives).
b. Use appropriate measures of student performance, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades that are an accurate and fair evaluation of student work.
c. Submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline.
d. Administering numerical and narrative evaluations for all courses;
e. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.
f. Participating in student recruitment and retention activities as deemed appropriate by the department chair or department culture; participating in professional organizations and activities; and performing community service in virtue of their professional expertise and association with the University
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested applicants should submit the items to https://jobs.scu.edu/postings. Note: each category accepts one document. Please combine documents before uploading if you plan to submit more than one document per category.1) A letter of interest that includes position being sought, qualifications, relevant experience, and applicants experience or interest in working with people of diverse cultures and identities. 2) Curriculum vitae. 3) Evidence of past teaching performance and sample syllabuses. 4) Names and contact information for two references.SCU does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
START DATE: September 1, 2017, Faculty members are expected to be available during the week of September 11-15, 2017 for orientation programs and faculty meetings. Classes begin September 18, 2017.
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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