Washburn University invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Sociology/Anthropology to begin January 2019. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position. The selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to students from diverse backgrounds and a dedication to the development of inclusive pedagogies that support equity and student success.
PhD in Anthropology with an emphasis in Biocultural Anthropology; ABD applicants will also be considered.
Experience teaching university-level introductory courses in cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and/or general anthropology.
Experience as the sole instructor for introductory courses in cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and/or general anthropology.
Documented department and/or university service work.
Teach 12 credit hours per semester, including introductory cultural and biological anthropology courses.
Advise and mentor anthropology undergraduate students.
Perform teaching-related departmental and university service.
Application review will begin October 24, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of interest, vitae, copies of transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, examples of advising and/or mentoring students, evidence of teaching excellence, and the names and contact information of three professional references to email@example.com. Only electronic application materials will be accepted. Please use “Lecturer in Anthropology Search” in the subject line. Questions may be sent to Dr. Laura Murphy, Anthropology Search Committee Chair. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.
Washburn is an EOE and dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.
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