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Lecturer in Anthropology

Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Position Title:Lecturer in Anthropology
Appointment Type:Faculty
Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Anthropology program in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Iowa State University seeks to hire a ½-time lecturer to teach a required course in Biological Anthropology, along with three other courses in the 2024-25 academic year. Additional courses may include Intro to Cultural Anthropology, Human Origins, Globalization and Culture, and/or a course in the applicant's area of specialization.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
- Master's degree in Anthropology or related field
Preferred Qualifications:
- PhD in Anthropology or related field. Evidence of effective teaching at the post-secondary level
Department/Program & College Description:
The Department of World Languages and Cultures is the central resource at Iowa State University for the teaching, research, and study of cultures in and through their native languages from a global perspective.
Department Unit/Website:
Proposed Start Date:August 16, 2024
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:May 15, 2025
Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period
Time Type:Part time
Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please click on "Apply" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter3) Contact Information for Three References
For guaranteed consideration, applicants must apply by May 15, 2024. The position will be open until filled.
For questions regarding the position and duties, contact Michael D. Bailey, interim chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures ( For questions about the application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State Faculty enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:- Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans- Generous leave plans- Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa)- Life insurance and long-term disability- Flexible Spending Accounts- Various voluntary benefits and discounts- Employee Assistance Program- Wellbeing program
Original Posting Date: April 2, 2024
Posting Close Date:
Job Requisition Number:R14372
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Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .
If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .
General ISU compensation information can be found on the University Human Resources ( website. Please note that this is only a list of ranges and individuals will be paid commensurate with qualifications.

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