Adjunct Professor of Anthropology
Drew University, located in Morris County, NJ, seeks applications for an adjunct professor to teach Anthropology 103 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
and Anthropology 301 - Medical Anthropology
in the Fall 2021 semester
Drew is approximately 20 miles west of Manhattan and can be reached from Penn station by NJ Transit in about 45 mins.
The Fall 2021 semester runs from August 30 to December 10.
Required Education and Experience:
- Ph.D. in Anthropology or currently enrolled in a PhD graduate program in Anthropology.
- Have previous experience teaching an undergraduate course in Anthropology.
--Department/Program: AnthropologyDepartment/Program Chair: Professor Allan DawsonTitle: Adjunct LecturerTerm: Fall Term 2021Course Number and section: ANTH 103Course Title: Human Evolution: Biological Anthropology and Archaeology
An introduction to the study of human biological and cultural evolution using the methods and theories of biological anthropology and archaeology. The course surveys some basic principles of evolutionary theory, primatology, the hominid fossil record, origins of modern humans, their physical variation, and archaeological evidence for the evolution of symbolic behavior, agriculture, and civilization.
--Department/Program: AnthropologyDepartment/Program Chair: Professor Allan DawsonTitle: Adjunct LecturerTerm: Fall Term 2021Course Number and section: ANTH 301Course Title: Medical Anthropology
The cross-cultural study of health and healing in ecological, evolutionary, and political-economic perspectives. Surveys cultural differences in health, reproduction, nutrition, disease ecology, medical systems, and mortality. Also considers the evolution of human disease and the efficacy of different medical systems. Prerequisite: ANTH 104 or permission of instructor.TOTAL REMUNERATION: $9000 in bi-weekly disbursements
About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master's and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor's degrees in 32 disciplines. Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.