The University of Memphis, Department of Anthropology welcomes applications for a full-time Instructor to begin August 19, 2019. The Department offers a BA in Anthropology and a nationally recognized MA program in Applied Anthropology. The position is a non-tenure track limited term appointment for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester plus some service. Area of specialization is open, but we are especially interested in applicants with expertise in applied archaeology and cultural heritage. Candidates should possess the knowledge to teach introductory courses in both cultural and bioarchaeology. Fall 2019 courses will consist of two sections of Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and two sections of Introduction to Biological Anthropology & Prehistory. The potential to teach upper division or graduate level courses in Spring 2020 would be based on the applicant’s expertise. Experience with online instruction or online course design is highly desirable.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Anthropology preferred, but will consider MA with a strong teaching record. The complete application includes a letter describing teaching philosophy and experience, vita, unofficial transcript, and contact information for at least two references. Supporting evidence of teaching ability is also welcome (e.g. student evaluations, sample syllabi).
Review of applications will begin immediately and may continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to Keri Brondo, Ph.D., Professor and Chair at email@example.com.
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The UofM is a major research institution located in a quiet residential neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1912, we welcome more than 21,000 students to campus every year. The campus boasts 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence. In addition to competitive salaries and a collaborative work environment, we offer a robust benefits package that includes affordable health insurance plans, tuition assistance, University-sponsored retirement accounts, generous paid leave, and much more! More information for prospective employees is available. The University of Memphis does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by the University of Memphis.