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Lecturer in Anthropology

Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Position Type
Full Time
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Position Title:

Lecturer in Anthropology

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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.

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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 Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) 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:


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