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Temporary, Part-Time Instructor (Anthropology)

Peralta Community College District
Philatelic, California
Closing date
Jul 2, 2023

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College of Alameda

College of Alameda's mission is to meet the educational needs of its multicultural and diverse community by providing excellent comprehensive and flexible programs including basic skills, transfer, and occupational, which will enable each student to achieve his/her own unique goals.

The College is California's only island-based community college and it offers both park-like tranquility and easy access to urban resources. Having served almost half a million day, evening and weekend students since its 1970 founding, College of Alameda enjoys a well-deserved reputation for excellence in its academic, vocational, and student support programs. The College of Alameda is proud of its strong ties to the City of Alameda and is recognized for its strong partnerships with the local business community.

Laney College

Laney College, in the heart of vibrant, multicultural downtown Oakland, features the cosmopolitan atmosphere and human energy of a big-city university. Laney is adjacent to the Oakland Museum of California, blocks from historic Chinatown and a pleasant stroll from Lake Merritt.

Since 1948, Laney has provided educational opportunities to students throughout the East Bay and beyond. Serving approximately 14,000 students each semester, Laney reflects the incredible diversity of the community that surrounds it and provides opportunities to traditionally underserved populations. Dozens of languages are spoken on Laney's campus each day.

The school boasts a proven track record of success with exceptional educational programs. The college was given full accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) in summer 2009 - a distinction awarded to only five community colleges out of the 27 reviewed that year. In addition, Laney ranks among the top community colleges in California in transferring students to U.C. Berkeley.

Merritt College

Merritt College is a public, comprehensive, two-year college, maintained by the Peralta Community College District in Alameda County. With a comprehensive day and evening program of transfer, technical, occupational and basic skills education, the College is committed to meeting the educational needs of the diverse student population it serves.

Located on a 125-acre site in the hills of East Oakland, Merritt College combines modern, spacious facilities with a spectacular view of the entire Bay Area. An integral part of a large, busy urban community, the location provides a sense of tranquility and peace.

Berkeley City College

Berkeley City College is just blocks from the University of California - Berkeley. The energetic new urban campus stands on the cutting edge of community college education. University preparation and occupational training classes form the core of the Berkeley City College curriculum, which also features model programs in fields as diverse as American Sign Language, Biotechnology, and Multimedia.

The new campus is located in downtown Berkeley, and houses state-of-the-art facilities assuring that the college meets the educational needs of students and the community. With the opening of the new facility, Berkeley City College is significantly expanding educational programs at the college and increasing student enrollment and community participation in college activities.

Position Information

Job Title Temporary, Part-Time Instructor (Anthropology) Time Base Temporary, as Needed Compensation Ranges from $42.11 - $87.86/hour. Salary placement based on education, experience and other provisions outlined in the District's agreement with the Peralta Federation of Teachers. Position Type Academic Department Human Resources-Personnel (135) City State Summary Duties & Responsibilities

The Peralta Community College District invites applications for our Temporary, Part-Time Faculty pool in the following disciplines:


Minimum Qualifications
  • Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in anthropology or archaeology;

  • OR
  • Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the above;

  • AND
  • A Master's Degree in sociology, biological sciences, forensic sciences, genetics or paleontology;

  • OR


    May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach courses in Anthropology.

    (California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).

  • The equivalent qualifications.

  • (Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.)

  • Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

  • Desirable Qualifications Environmental Demands Other Requirements

    The minimum qualifications for academic disciplines taught in California Community Colleges are outlined in the document at this link:

    For non-Master's degree disciplines, please note that the District requires four years of experience with a Bachelor's degree and six years of experience with an Associate's degree.

    Tools & Equipment Used Application Deadline Date Applications reviewed, as needed. Open Date 09/11/2013 Special Instructions to Applicants

    Benefits Information

    Benefits Information

    Benefits Information


    The Peralta Community College District offers a number of voluntary fringe benefits to temporary, part-time faculty, including the ability to subscribe for medical and dental insurance in the District's group coverage program and sick leave under certain conditions.

    Mission Statement

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Transcripts

    Optional Documents
    • List of References
    • Other Document
    • Letter of Recommendation 1
    • Letter of Recommendation 2
    • Letter of Recommendation 3
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Training/Certification Document

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
      • How did you find out about the position?
    • Asian Week
    • California Community College Chancellor's Office website
    • Career Builder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education newspaper
    • Community College Times
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Job Fair, Conference or Workshop
    • Local Newspaper (Oakland Tribune, SF Chronicle, ect)
    • Peralta Jobs Website
    • Walk-In (PCCD Office of Human Resources)
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Word of Mouth
    • 24-Hour Job Line
    • Other
    • If you chose "Other" as your answer for the above quesiton, please provide details

    (Open Ended Question)

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