Resident Assistant Professor - (Cultural and Social Studies, Anthropology)
The Department of Cultural and Social Studies strives for excellence in all its programs. We are dedicated to helping our faculty, staff and students discover their talents and abilities and develop them to the fullest, inspiring critical and creative thinking. We emphasize the values of trust, respect for others, inclusivity, and personal and professional integrity in the best sense of the Jesuit educational tradition.
We are seeking a Resident Assistant Professor in Anthropology to join the Department of Cultural and Social Studies,
to teach foundational anthropology courses in social theory and qualitative methods. This is a nontenure-track resident assistant professor position with a one-year appointment beginning August 2023
. The candidate will be expected to teach four classes each semester. A Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a closely related field) is preferred, ABD will be considered. The ideal person for this role is committed to being an outstanding teacher within a primarily undergraduate institution. Qualifications
How to Apply
A Ph.D. in Anthropology (or a closely related field) is preferred, ABD will be considered.
Evidence of excellent college level teaching.
Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others
Candidates should submit the following via the Creighton online application
Cover letter that includes the candidate's vision of how they will contribute to the university's mission
Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to submit:
Original academic transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended (photocopies acceptable during initial application process)
A statement of teaching philosophy
Three letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to the candidate's teaching ability, should be sent directly to the Department Chair, Dr. Mary Ann Danielson at email@example.com. Review of completed applications will begin Friday, April 21, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
For further information, please visit https://www.creighton.edu/arts-sciences/culturalandsocialstudies/programs.
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