The School of Arts and Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach face-to-face and online sections of Cultural Anthropology on Tuesday and Thursday mornings during Fall Semester, 2021. The course provides an introduction to the concepts, principles, and major areas of anthropology with a focus on the similarities and differences among the world's peoples. A variety of topics are studied, including symbolic anthropology, religion, kinship, social organization, ecology, and economics.
- Deliver didactic, laboratory and/or experiential instruction via multiple formats (in-person, online, or in a 'blended' format)
- Provide students with an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria
- Provide engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered
- Support incorporation of diversity, equity and inclusion into the curriculum, as well as co-curricular experiences, to broaden the education of students and expand their knowledge of health disparities
- Uses the University's learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students
- Advises and assists students through office hours or scheduled appointments, by videoconference, phone or email, and through other University-approved mechanisms
- Provides service including student mentoring, ongoing course development, and assessment
- Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.
- Minimum of a master's degree in Anthropology or related field
- Minimum of one year of teaching experience at the college/university level
- Commitment to undergraduate, graduate and/or professional education and student success
- Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Must be able to work independently and effectively interact with a wide array of parties at all levels (students, faculty, administration/staff, alumni, and external constituents, including healthcare industry professionals)
- Experience teaching health care-focused students preferred
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Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
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