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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Employer
Indiana University
Location
Monroe County, Indiana
Closing date
Feb 16, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IU East School of Humanities & Social Sciences Location East Position Summary

IU East at a Glance

Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio and beyond a broad range of bachelor's degrees, selected master's degrees, and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus site and online program options. Indiana University East challenges students to grow intellectually and personally in a supportive and scholarly environment where faculty teaching skills and participation in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and artistic work enhance learning opportunities for all. Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement. Learn more about IU East.

Position Summary

Indiana University East invites applications for an anticipated full-time visiting faculty position in Anthropology and Director of the Archaeology Research Center for the academic year beginning August 1, 2023. This position may be converted to tenure-track after the coming academic year, depending on the needs of the program.

Candidates for all full-time faculty positions must demonstrate a strong desire to excel in teaching and provide ongoing support for student success, in and out of the classroom. Candidates must have an interest in building a sustainable program of research, scholarship, and/or creative activity. Candidates should possess four-field training and have, or be eligible for, Registered Professional Archaeologist certification. Area of specialty in Anthropology is open. H-1B visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teach Anthropology and Archaeology classes, including online and in-person courses.
  • Serve as the Director of the Archaeology Research Center (ARC), including acquiring certification for summer field school courses, maintaining the ARC site, overseeing courses taught at the site, and overseeing summer field school sessions.
  • Serve as coordinator of the Anthropology program, including coordination with the department chair on scheduling, communication with adjuncts, assessment, and maintenance of equipment and collections.
  • Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.

Diversity Statement

Indiana University East values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and intellectual perspectives among its faculty, staff, and students. The campus is dedicated to being a strong partner in enhancing the educational, cultural, and economic development of the region it serves through community and civic engagement.

AA/EEO Statement

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualification. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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Basic Qualifications
  • Earned Doctorate in Anthropology completed by August 2023, is required.
  • Candidates should possess four-field training.
  • Candidates should possess, or be eligible for, Registered Professional Archaeologist certification.
  • Specialty within Anthropology is open.
  • Commitment to high-quality undergraduate teaching.

Department Contact for Questions

Shannon Snapp

Human Resources Generalist

shsnapp@iu.edu

Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank Special Instructions

Required Documents
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of application
  • List of references

  • To Apply

    Please submit electronically a letter of application, a current Curriculum vitae, and a list of references to the Indiana University Application System at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is hired

    For Best Consideration Date 07/08/2023 Expected Start Date 08/01/2023 Posting/OAA # IU-100432-2023

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