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Lecturer of Anthropology

Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022

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Posting Information
Position TitleLecturer of Anthropology
Job Posting Number20236NTL
Job LocationSan Marcos
CollegeCollege of Liberal Arts
Position Description
The Department of Anthropology at Texas State University invites applications for a non-tenure track lecturer to begin Fall 2023 (salary range $52,000-$55,000 depending on experience).
The successful candidate will coordinate the department's internship program at the undergraduate and graduate levels and teach classes related to professional development. These duties are integral to the department's focus on training students for their future careers. We are particularly interested in someone who is enthusiastic about helping students understand, and learn, how anthropological methods and theories can be applied in a variety of circumstances and settings.
The responsibilities of the position include:
- Expanding internship opportunities for students.
- Developing and maintaining a pipeline of internship opportunities (i.e. commitments from organizations that will take student interns every semester and/or every summer).
- Promoting the internship program within the department, especially among undergraduates.
- Supervising internships in the BA, MA and PhD programs in the fall and spring semesters. This can also be done in the summer for additional pay.
- Teaching other classes such as the undergraduate course Professionalization in Anthropology during the fall and spring semesters as assigned.
For information about the department and our baccalaureate degrees in anthropology, M.A. in anthropology, and Ph.D. in applied anthropology, please
Required Qualifications
M.A. in anthropology at the time of appointment (August 2023).
Preferred Qualifications
- Ph.D. in anthropology.
- Experience organizing and managing an internship or related program.
- Current or past employment as an applied anthropologist.
- Familiarity with central Texas.
- Experience teaching in a university setting.
- Experience supervising undergraduate and graduate students.
- Experience with and/or ability to build relationships with non-profits, corporations, and government offices.
- Experience with and/or ability to work with students and faculty across the department's subdisciplines: archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology.
- Experience with and/or ability to advance diversity.
Application Procedures
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,
For full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 30, 2022. Interested applicants should submit:
- A cover letter detailing how the applicant meets the position's required and preferred qualifications.
- A detailed curriculum vita.
- The names and contact information for three references (references of candidates invited to visit campus will be asked to provide written letters of recommendation at that time).
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.
For inquiries, please contact Elizabeth Erhart. For information about the department and our baccalaureate degrees in anthropology, M.A. in anthropology, and Ph.D. in applied anthropology, please
Type of PositionFull-Time
Proposed Start DateFall 2023
Posting Date08/16/2022
Evaluation of Applications Begins
Full Consideration Date11/30/2022
Close Date
Open Until Filled?Yes
EEO/AA Statement
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation
If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.
Record Checks and Verifications
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Eligibility for Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Tobacco-Free Campus
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
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