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Anthropology Instructor (Part-Time Faculty Pool) Fresno City College

State Center Community College District
Fresno, California
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Part Time
Organization Type
Anthropology Instructor (Part-Time Faculty Pool) Fresno City College
Campus Location:
Fresno City College
Essential Functions of Position:
The ideal candidate will share Fresno City College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently enroll over 24,000 students of which 54% are Latinx, 10% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% are Black/African American, 23% are White, 1% American Indian/Alaska Native, and 6% are multiracial. FCC is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.

Providing instruction in Anthropology on the Fresno City College Campus, the instructor will be responsible for:
  • Teaching biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and introduction to archaeology along with other courses in anthropology;
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with students and staff; and
  • Teaching assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's in anthropology or archaeology;

  • Bachelor's in either of the above AND master's in sociology, biological sciences, forensic science, genetics or paleontology;

  • A valid California Community College Credential;

  • The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).

  • All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and introduction to archaeology at the community college level;
  • Successful experience in diverse methods of teaching and a willingness to experiment with teaching methods/technologies to accommodate various student learning styles, academic, cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic backgrounds, and disabilities;
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Ability to assist in special projects as they relate to anthropology/archaeology, the Social Sciences Department, the College and our community;
  • Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusions of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
  • Willingness to examine and remediate one's instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
  • Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
  • Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.
Salary and Benefits:
Starting rates are $45.49 - $61.78 for lecture, $38.67 - $52.55 for lab, and $38.30 - $52.05 for non-instructional. Sick leave accrual is based on assignment hours.
Selection Procedure:
The selection and hiring process will be explained by the hiring department if the candidate is extended an opportunity to interview.
Additional Information about the Position:
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