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Archaeology Lecturer

Employer
Central Michigan University
Location
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Closing date
Apr 14, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and examples/evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Review of applications will begin on March 18, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Cathy Willermet, Department Chair, at (989) 774-3444 or wille2cm@cmich.edu.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

Position Information

Position Information

Posting Number F-0832 Position Title Archaeology Lecturer College/Unit College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Home Department Philosophy, Anthropology & Religion Employee Group Fixed-Term Faculty - Academic Year Employment Status Full-Time Position Type 10 month Position Classification Fixed-Term Faculty Position Begin Date 08/19/2024 Position End Date 05/07/2025 Position Summary

The Department of Philosophy, Anthropology, and Religion at Central Michigan University invites applications for a one-year full-time Lecturer I position in archaeology to begin August 2024.

The successful candidate will teach four sections per semester. The four sections will be a combination of ANT 174: Inequality in the Ancient World and ANT 175: Archaeology of the Americas. Course sections may be writing-intensive, non-writing intensive, or a combination of the two. Some of the sections may be offered in an online 8-week format; in-person sections will be taught on our campus in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Required Qualifications
  • MA in Anthropology (must be completed no later than August 2024).
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications Message to Applicants

Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and examples/evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Review of applications will begin on March 18, 2024, and continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Cathy Willermet, Department Chair, at (989) 774-3444 or wille2cm@cmich.edu.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

About the Department

Anthropology is one of three programs in the Department of Philosophy, Anthropology, and Religion. The Anthropology program has over 50 majors and minors.

For more information, please visit our website.

Posting Begins 02/06/2024 Posting Ends Open Until Filled Yes Type of Recruitment External About CMU

Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE).

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Phone: 989-774-3253

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of References

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