Part Time - Anthropology - Adjunct Instructor

Pennsylvania State University
Abington, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Aug 22, 2022

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Position Type
Full Time
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Penn State Abington's Division of Social Sciences, Psychological and Social Sciences program, invites applications for an adjunct instructor of Anthropology, or a related field, to teach ANTH 45N: Cultural Diversity: A Global Perspective ( to begin in August 2022 and likely to continue into January 2023.
Candidates must be able to teach this introductory course in Cultural Anthropology and classes are in-person only for this opening. We are offering two sections of the course. Those sections run Tuesday and Thursday from 10:35 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
Requirements and Qualifications
- Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Doctoral degree in Anthropology, but ABD and Masters level candidates will be considered.
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduates is highly desirable.
Penn State Abington serves racially- and ethnically-diverse students, first-generation college students, students from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, and a significant international student population. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to helping all students succeed through engagement in and out of the classroom.
The review process will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled. Please submit an electronic application using the Penn State Careers Page (ht ( tps:// which includes: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a list of courses taught at the college level; and a statement of teaching philosophy. Candidates should be prepared to provide the names, titles, and contact information (telephone, email, and mailing address) of professional references, if requested. Questions should be directed to Dr. Michael J. Bernstein (
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