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(Adjunct Pool) Anthropology Instructor

Employer
Monterey Peninsula College
Location
Monterey, California
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
Description

Monterey Peninsula College is currently accepting applications to establish a pool for future part-time teaching assignments in this discipline.

Proof of Vaccination

New employees may begin serving in their assignments only after they are in compliance with current health or vaccination requirements.

Example of Duties

POSITION DEFINITION:

Under the supervision of the area Dean and the guidance of the Department, the adjunct instructor will provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, class schedules, and Governing Board policy; evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned. Instructor may be assigned to the Monterey campus and/or Marina Education Center.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Meet each scheduled class and teach or conduct learning exercises for the entire period.
  • Contact the appropriate division chair or administrator in advance to make arrangements for unavoidable absences.
  • Provide each student at the beginning of the course with written information about the course, to include a full description of the grading system and how the student will be evaluated.
  • Accurately keep required class records on attendance, withdrawal and grading.
  • Submit when due, all necessary reports such as attendance and grade reports, roll books, and class information sheets, and certify as to their accuracy.
  • Comply with all institutional policies and procedures.
  • Give careful attention to all bulletins, memorandums and emails from administrative offices.
  • Check faculty mailbox and MPC email frequently.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to, and appreciation for the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

Qualifications
  • Master's degree in anthropology or archaeology OR
  • Bachelor's degree in either of the above AND master's degree in sociology, biological sciences, forensic sciences, genetics or paleontology OR
  • The equivalent. (Equivalency Form must be submitted for consideration)

Work Schedule / Supplemental Information

During the application process, you will be asked to submit the following items:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • We require unofficial copies showing all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant's expense.Click here for a list of Foreign Transcript Evaluation Services.
  • Equivalency Form (optional, based on minimum qualifications)
  • If you do not meet theminimum qualificationslisted in the job announcement, but you believe you possessminimum qualifications that are equivalent, you will need to complete an Equivalency Form.

Please do not upload any items not listed above (such as letters of recommendation), as they will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

Teaching assignments are part-time and temporary in nature. The District retains the right ofassignment.Assignmentsare subject to Governing Board approval, adequate enrollment size, and assignment to a contract instructor.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, TB clearance, and fingerprint check as required.

Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender,gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

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