Skip to main content

Adjunct Instructor of Anthropology, Beginning Academic Year 2024-2025 (POOL POSTING)

Ohio University
Athens, Ohio
Closing date
May 30, 2024

View more

Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Title Adjunct Instructor of Anthropology, Beginning Academic Year 2024-2025 (POOL POSTING) Applications Accepted From Public: Open to the Public Special Instructions to Applicants

Ohio University's Regional Campuses are located in the following cities in the State of Ohio: Chillicothe; Eastern (St. Clairsville, OH); Lancaster; Southern (Ironton, OH); and Zanesville.

This is a POOL posting accepting applications on a rolling basis for adjunct positions that become available beginning the 2024-2025 academic year.

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, a current resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current contact details, including email addresses.

Provide a syllabus for the course(s) the applicant wishes to be considered for teaching approval and upload recent course evaluations (quantitative and qualitative) under the document titled, "other."

Please include the campus or campuses of choice in the cover letter: Chillicothe, Eastern (St. Clairsville) Lancaster, Southern (Ironton), and Zanesville.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 31, 2025.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: sick leave and retirement. Posting Number 20162456F

Ohio University Regional Campuses are seeking part-time instructors to teach online courses at the undergraduate level in anthropology. The exact number of Instructors needed is undetermined at this time as it is primarily dependent upon enrollments and changing programmatic needs. When a need arises, the department will select qualified candidates from this pool.

Positions will include teaching from 3 credit hours to up to 11 credit hours per term. Future possibility for various delivery modes including in person/face-to-face, hybrid or via technology.

Specific course needs are:

ANTH 1010 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Students learn about the core concepts used in cultural anthropology and how anthropologists study human cultures and societies. Consideration is given to the relevance of anthropological theories, methods, and ethics in the context of contemporary culture change, taking into account processes of colonialism, globalization, and development. Students gain an appreciation of the broader goals of cultural anthropology to record cultural patterns and behaviors, represent a variety of voices and perceptions, explain cultural processes, and demonstrate a fundamental understanding of human diversity.

ANTH 2010 Introduction to Biological Anthropology

This course covers topics on human evolution and modern human diversity, focusing on humanity's biological roots and modern appearance. To understand the present human physical and social condition, we must understand our evolutionary past. This course reconstructs this past utilizing data from the primate fossil record as well as comparative evidence from modern monkeys and apes. This is a science course based on evolutionary biology. At the end of the course, students will better understand where humans fit into the animal kingdom, as well as how those characteristics that make humans unique may have evolved. The course addresses: the place of humans within the mammalian evolutionary lineage; evolutionary theory; human population genetics; behavior of monkey and apes; and human evolution and modern human diversity.

This is a part-time position eligible for sick leave and retirement benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. (or ABD with Ph.D. dissertation research completed) at the time of application, and an established record of teaching effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching undergraduate courses preferred.

Department ZNSVL Arts and Sciences Pay Rate

Standard rates for per credit compensation.

Job Open Date 04/14/2024 Posting Close Date

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 31, 2025.

Employment Type Temporary (for group 3 ONLY) Job Category Instructor Months 3 month Planning Unit Regional Higher Education Work Schedule Campus Chillicothe, Eastern, Lancaster, Southern, Zanesville Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Gail Hayes/ Diversity Statement

Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Clery Act Crime Statistics

Clery Act Statistics

To view the Clery Act Annual Safety and Fire Report Click Here!

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert