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Adjunct Faculty - Anthropology

Adelphi University
New York City, New York
Closing date
Mar 25, 2023

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Department/School College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Anthropology, Adelphi University, New York, invites applicants for a part-time faculty position to begin in August 2023.


1. The candidate must be prepared to teach one to two introductory courses in Cultural Anthropology per semester.


1. Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree in Anthropology, however, applicants actively pursuing a Ph.D. degree are preferred.

2. While the sub discipline, geographic focus, and research areas are open, the Department seeks a candidate with experience teaching introductory courses in Cultural Anthropology or related courses.


1. Applicants will provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details for two professional references.

2. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2023.


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four-Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 7,250 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students 79 undergraduate programs, more than 84 master's degree and doctoral programs, and 63 certificate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 119,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 43 states and 72 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.


The College of Arts and Sciences at Adelphi University is a community of educators, learners, and citizens firmly committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that these principles enrich our entire community, foster healthy discussions, improve decision-making, and enhance the educational environment and outcomes of our students. We support initiatives, activities, discussions, and practices that uphold the equitable treatment of all members of our community and strengthen their sense of belonging at Adelphi. We relentlessly strive to become a model for a socially just and inclusive institution.

Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates, including people of color and those who are, or identify as, members of any marginalized, underserved or underrepresented group. Adelphi is an emerging Hispanic serving institution so bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Here is our University statement on diversity:

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