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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Employer
Albion College, Department of Anthropology & Sociology
Location
Albion, Michigan
Salary
$42,000 a year + benefits
Closing date
Jun 11, 2023

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Discipline
General Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Medical Anthropology
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Mid-level

Job Details

Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Albion College: Academic Affairs: Anthropology & Sociology

Open date: 5/10/23

 

Description

The Department of Anthropology & Sociology at Albion College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology for the 2023-2024 academic year. This position will actively promote diversity, belonging and equity through critical and compassionate communication and strategic outreach efforts to various students, faculty and staff (e.g., historically under-represented, first-generation, undocumented and DACA students, LGBTQ students). Albion College is an anti-racist institution. Candidates should have experience with and be enthusiastic about teaching students from diverse backgrounds. 

The teaching load is three courses per semester and includes the possibility of contributing to Albion’s core curriculum and interdisciplinary programs.  In the fall the successful candidate will teach: 1) a four-field introduction to anthropology, 2) an upper-level course on biological anthropology; and 3) anthropological theory.  In the spring, the teaching load will include a four-field introduction to anthropology and two upper-level courses in the visitor’s area of expertise.  Teaching and research interests related to medical anthropology are desired but not required.  A Ph.D.at the time of appointment is preferred but not required at the time of appointment.  Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential.

Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

  1. A current CV;
  2. A letter of application that includes:
    • your academic background and research interests and
    • your philosophy of teaching and student engagement.
  3. A syllabus for at least one proposed upper-level course in your area of expertise 
  4. A separate statement explaining how you foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom and on campus through your teaching, research and/or service.
  5. Copies of course evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness; and
  6. Names and contact information for three academic references.

Materials should be uploaded to Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/125182.  Please direct any questions about the position or search to Dr. Brad Chase, Search Chair, (bchase@albion.edu).  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. Albion College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and belonging.

Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application materials are only accepted for open positions.  Each search has its own search committee and application process so if an applicant is interested in more than one open position, application materials should be submitted for each position.  Please review the position listing carefully for a description, minimum and preferred qualifications, and application process information.

Albion College desires to provide a safe, secure environment and reasonable protection for the campus community and the financial and material assets of the College. Depending on the position, employee background checks may include criminal history checks; social security number tracers; driving record checks; verification of past employment, education, credentials, and professional licensures; and reference checks. Background checks as part of the employment process are intended to assess an external or internal candidate’s suitability for a particular position. The hiring manager may extend a conditional offer of employment to their finalist; then background checks are performed before the offer can be finalized.

You can view and obtain a copy of the Albion College Annual Security Report from the Campus Safety website: http://www.albion.edu/student-life/campus-safety/clery-report.  This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Albion College; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters.

Albion College is an E-Verify participating employer. More information is available through the E-Verify Participation Poster and Immigrant and Employee Rights Poster  / Immigrant and Employee Rights Poster (Spanish).

Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws. Visit our website at www.albion.edu/offices/human-resources for more information.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. Albion College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application materials are only accepted for open positions.  Each search has its own search committee and application process so if an applicant is interested in more than one open position, application materials should be submitted for each position.  Please review the position listing carefully for a description, minimum and preferred qualifications and application process information.

Albion College desires to provide a safe, secure environment and reasonable protection for the campus community and the financial and material assets of the College. Depending on the position, employee background checks may include criminal history checks; social security number tracers; driving record checks; verification of past employment, education, credentials and professional licensures; and reference checks. Background checks as part of the employment process are intended to assess an external or internal candidate’s suitability for a particular position. The hiring manager may extend a conditional offer of employment to their finalist; then background checks are performed before the offer can be finalized.


You can view and obtain a copy of the Albion College Annual Security Report from the Campus Safety website: http://www.albion.edu/student-life/campus-safety/clery-report.  This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Albion College; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters.

Albion College is an E-Verify participating employer. More information is available through the E-Verify Participation Poster and Immigrant and Employee Rights Poster  / Immigrant and Employee Rights Poster (Spanish).
Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws. Visit our website at www.albion.edu/offices/human-resources for more information.

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Albion College is a private liberal arts college in Albion, Michigan. The college was founded in 1835 and its undergraduate population was approximately 1,500 students in 2014.

They participate in NCAA Division III and the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA). The college's athletic teams are nicknamed the Britons, and their colors are purple and gold.

The following information is provided by the employer in accordance with AAA policy. AAA is not responsible for verifying the accuracy of these statements. They are not part of the actual position description submitted for publication by the employer.

  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation/preference.
  • This employer does prohibit discrimination based on gender identity/expression.
  • This employer does offer health insurance benefits to eligible partners.
  • This employer does not appear on the AAUP list of censured institutions.
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